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2 pages (PDF)|Suitable for Grades: F - 2

A fun match-up activity to consolidate your students’ knowledge of 2D shapes and their properties.

In this teaching resource, students match 2D shapes and properties.

Ways to use this shape activity:

  • Print out, cut and laminate the 2D Shape Match – Shapes and store them in a ziplock bag. Print out and laminate the 2D Shape Match matStudents must find and match the 2D shape and its name or property.
  • Print out and laminate the 2D Shape Match mat. Give each student a set of the small shape reward erasers, and have them match the shape with the name or property on the mat.
  • Print out and laminate the 2D Shape Match mat. Give each student a set of pattern blocks, and have them match the shape with the name or property on the mat.
  • Print out the 2D Shape Match mat. Hang it on a magnetic board. Give the students a set of shape magnets to use. The students will place the matching magnetic shape inside each box.

This activity works well as a maths warm-up or when students are working in small groups.

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