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2D Shapes Word Wall

PDF | 4 pages|Grades: F - Reception

A set of word wall cards showing a visual representation of common 2D shapes and their names.

Use these word wall cards as part of a numeracy display or as a warm-up activity when learning 2D shapes

2D shapes include:

  • circle
  • oval
  • triangle
  • square
  • rectangle
  • rhombus
  • trapezium
  • pentagon
  • hexagon
  • octagon
  • star
  • heart
  • kite
  • parallelogram.

The word wall cards could also be used in a numeracy group activity where students have to sort the shapes into groups of the same number of sides or find things to represent the shapes around the classroom.

  National Curriculum Curriculum alignment

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