A sorting game to use in the classroom when identifying the properties of 2D shapes and 3D objects.
Use this teaching resource during numeracy group activities to help students identify and compare 2D shapes and 3D objects.
Individually, or in small groups, students sort the cards into two groups, 2D shapes and 3D objects. Once the cards have been sorted, students then match the pictures with their names.
Print, cut and laminate a class set of cards and store in a zip-loc bag.
This resource includes the following shapes:
- triangular prism
- square based pyramid
- hexagonal prism
- triangular based pyramid
- rectangular prism.
Three blank cards have also been included to add more shapes as a class.
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NSW Curriculum alignment
Three-DimensionalSpace - sorts, describes, represents and recognises familiar three-dimensional objects, including cones, cubes, cylinders, spheres and prisms
Two-DimensionalSpace - manipulates, sorts, represents, describes and explores two-dimensional shapes, including quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons and octagons
Two-DimensionalSpace - manipulates, identifies and sketches two-dimensional shapes, including special quadrilaterals, and describes their features
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Comments & Reviews
This resource now includes hexagon, trapezium, oval, kite, parallelogram, rhombus, rectangular prism, cone and sphere.
Addition by Victoria (Teach Starter) 26th Feb, 2017
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