A sorting game to use in the classroom when identifying 2-D and 3-D shapes.
Use this teaching resource as a math center activity to help students identify 2-D shapes and 3-D figures.
Individually or in small groups, students sort the cards into two groups, 2-D shapes and 3-D figures. Once the cards have been sorted, students then match the pictures with their names.
Print a class set of cards on cardstock for added durability, and store in a ziplock 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.
Use the drop-down menu to choose between the color or black and white version.
Download this resource as part of a larger resource pack or Unit Plan.
Common Core Curriculum alignment
Recognize and draw shapes having specified attributes, such as a given number of angles or a given number of equal faces. Identify triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, and cubes.
Understand that shapes in different categories (e.g., rhombuses, rectangles, and others) may share attributes (e.g., having four sides), and that the shared attributes can define a larger category (e.g., quadrilaterals). Recognize rhombuses, rectangl...
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