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:
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
- Early Years Foundation Stage
- Key Stage 1 (KS1)
Key Stage 1 (KS1) covers students in Year 1 and Year 2.
The principal focus of mathematics teaching in key stage 1 is to ensure that pupils develop confidence and mental fluency with whole numbers, counting and place value. This should involve working with numerals, words and the four operations, includin...
- Properties of shapes
- Shape, space and measures
Children use everyday language to talk about size, weight, capacity, position, distance, time and money to compare quantities and objects and to solve problems. They recognise, create and describe patterns. They explore characteristics of every...
Playing with Words and Numbers in Early Education. Games, activities and teaching resources for lower years teachers.
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