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2D Shapes Poster

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 1 page | Grades: K - 3

Use this colorful poster with a collection of 2D shapes in your math classroom.

Use Our 2D Shapes Poster For Your Geometry Lessons 

What shape is it? Find out when you look at our 2D Shapes Poster. This fun learning tool includes 12 colorful shapes and easy-to-read text that will show kids how to identify the various two-dimensional shapes that they learn about in school. Colorful, informative, and entertaining, this poster is a fun learning tool that helps kids learn while they stay entertained in the classroom or at home! 

The shapes included are:  

  • Circle
  • Square
  • Triangle
  • Quadrilateral
  • Trapezoid
  • Rectangle
  • Diamond
  • Oval
  • Parallelogram
  • Pentagon
  • Hexagon
  • Octagon

How to Make the Most of Your 2D Shapes Poster

  1. Print the poster on letter-size paper and display it in your classroom for students to reference when doing independent work.
  2. Print the poster on letter-size paper, slip it into a clear sleeve, and use it in your guided groups as a reminder.
  3. Print the poster on letter-size paper, slide it into a clear sleeve, and hang it on a ring as a reference tool for a learning center. 

We’ve also come up with bonus ways to turn posters into interactive tools that really make your lessons stick! 

🖍️ Turn this poster into a coloring page by printing it in black and white. 

📝 Create a fill-in-the-blank worksheet by removing selections of text.  

📂 Place copies in students’ homework folders for reference. 

💻 Provide posters as digital resources for virtual students. 

🧠 Test students’ memories by showing them the poster, then hiding it and having them tell you what they remember.

✅ Incorporate posters into your lesson wrap-up: students write on a sticky note what they learned from the lesson and place it on the poster. 

Before You Download

This resource prints as a PDF. Please use the dropdown menu to choose between the full-color or black and white version.

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