2D Shapes Centers and Activities
What educators are saying
These 2D shapes centers and activities are full of learning and fun for your PreK, preschool, and kindergarten students. Use these differentiated centers and activities as you introduce or review 2D shapes with your class. These hands-on learning activities are perfect to use throughout the year in your math centers.
These math centers are the perfect solution to diversify your instruction and incorporate a variety of fun activities. Students will practice visual discrimination skills while exploring two-dimensional shapes. The low prep worksheets make for the perfect addition to your math instruction.
10 centers & activities:
- Tracing shapes using dry-erase marker
- Making shapes using playdoh and identifying their sides and vertices
- Tracing shapes using a toy car or truck
- Shapes mini book
- Sorting real-world shapes
- Building a shape using pattern blocks
- Spin and trace shapes
- Shape bingo for a small group
- Make and reveal shapes using popsicle sticks
- See it, trace it, make it shape cards
- Small groups
- Whole group
- Enrichment activities
- STEM tubs
- Class challenges
The following 2D shapes are covered:
circle, square, rectangle, triangle, oval, rhombus/diamond, hexagon, pentagon, octagon, trapezoid, heart, and star.
*Please note, not every shape is included in every center due to the nature of the centers.
Why teachers love these!
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “I love being able to have so many different fun and engaging centers focused all around shapes.”
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ "This was an excellent resource to have when planning math centers around 2d shapes. My students loved using this with our dry erase materials!"
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ "This has been fantastic for beginning of the year math centers for my kiddos!"