Decomposing Shapes Lesson Plans

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Shapes Inside Shapes
Shapes Inside Shapes
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Shapes Inside Shapes
Look all around! We can find 2D shapes inside 3D shapes wherever we go! In this lesson, students will sort shapes and recognize the 2D components of common 3D shapes.
Kindergarten
Math
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Shapes and Shadows
Shapes and Shadows
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Shapes and Shadows
Students will get hands-on experience manipulating shapes in this preschool-friendly activity. With the help of shape blocks and worksheets, little learners will get the hang of squares, triangles and rectangles in no time.
Preschool
Math
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Tangrams: An Ancient Chinese Puzzle
Tangrams: An Ancient Chinese Puzzle
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Tangrams: An Ancient Chinese Puzzle
How do you build spatial reasoning, critical thinking, and problem solving skills while doing something that is fun? With tangrams! In honor of Chinese New Year, this lesson introduces your students to the Chinese puzzle of tangrams.
Kindergarten
Math
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A Place for a Shape
A Place for a Shape
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A Place for a Shape
Detective time! In this lesson, your students will become shape detectives and go on a shape hunt to find the missing shapes on a grid.
Preschool
Math
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Finding All of the Flat Shapes
Finding All of the Flat Shapes
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Finding All of the Flat Shapes
2D shapes are all around us! In this lesson students will explore the properties of four different shapes—triangles, circles, rectangles, and squares! They will learn that they can find these shapes anywhere in the world around us.
Kindergarten
Math
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Quizzical Shapes
Quizzical Shapes
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Quizzical Shapes
Shapes, shapes everywhere! In this lesson, your students will identify shapes and differentiate between the geometrical figures. They will also learn about sides and angles in every shape.
Kindergarten
Math
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All About Tangram Puzzles
All About Tangram Puzzles
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All About Tangram Puzzles
Students will love composing shapes using tangrams in this hands-on lesson! Use this plan alone or as a support lesson plan for the **Tangrams: An Ancient Chinese Puzzle** lesson plan.
Kindergarten
Math
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Composing Shapes
Composing Shapes
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Composing Shapes
Students will love composing and decomposing two-dimensional shapes using tangram puzzle pieces. Use this plan alone or to frontload key vocabulary and concepts taught in the lesson plan **Know Your Shapes.**
1st grade
Math
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Fingerpaint and Fun with Shapes
Fingerpaint and Fun with Shapes
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Fingerpaint and Fun with Shapes
Use this great lesson to get your students interested in learning about basic shapes! This lesson integrates a sensory activity with learning and lets students get a little messy.
Preschool
Math
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String Shapes!
String Shapes!
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String Shapes!
Give your students some early practice with shapes using this simple lesson. Young learners will have a great time creating shapes using pieces of string.
Kindergarten
Math
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Magical Movement
Magical Movement
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Magical Movement
It’s magic! In this lesson, students will “magically” move shapes together to form new shapes. Clay and toothpicks equal hands-on fun! Tangram challenges are provided for those students who need that little extra challenge.
Kindergarten
Math
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Shape Jumble: Matching
Shape Jumble: Matching
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Shape Jumble: Matching
This is a fun lesson for your students to learn shapes while playing an engaging matching game. Your students will also get to practice their fine motor skills in this lesson.
Kindergarten
Math
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Shape Identification: Bake 'N Buy
Shape Identification: Bake 'N Buy
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Shape Identification: Bake 'N Buy
Learning about shapes isn't "square" with this lesson! Students will learn what makes up a shape and learn to draw them themselves which will turn into a fun hands-on clay molding activity.
Kindergarten
Math
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Punched-Out Shapes
Punched-Out Shapes
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Punched-Out Shapes
Your students will get right to the point with this small group activity! Your students will use large push pins to punch out shapes, all while improving fine motor skills and creating class books to read when the activity is finished.
Preschool
Math
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