A scavenger hunt where students search for 2D shapes in their surrounding environment.
Students look for the various shapes in their surrounding environment, whether that be in their classroom, backyard or entire house.
The shapes can be found in pictures, on packaging, or as part of the play environment (e.g. a square-shaped window).
This can also be a fun learning from home activity. Engage older children by tasking them with recording the name of the object and its location for each shape they find.
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...
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