2D Shapes Game: The Great Shape Race

Stephanie Trapp
Grade Levels
PreK - 1st, Homeschool
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15 pages
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  1. Your students will love these fun and engaging math games that help them learn about and create with 2D shapes. All the directions and templates you’ll need to create these five activities are included, plus ideas for how to differentiate each of them!Click on the PREVIEW to learn more! Please note:
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On your mark, get set, go! Students travel around the game boards in "The Great Shape Race" to exercise their knowledge of 2D shapes. It’s the perfect game for math centers, math groups, early finishers, or indoor recess!

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Four Ways to Play The Great Shape Race
Easy: Name each 2D shape you land on. First player to finish wins.
Medium: Name each shape you land on and mark it on a recording sheet. Either the player who finishes first or the player with the most of a certain shape wins.
Medium/Hard: Classify each shape as 2D or 3D. Either the player who finishes first or the player with the most 2D or 3D shapes wins.
Hard: Identify the number of sides each shape you land on has and mark it on a recording sheet. Either the player who finishes first or the player with the most shapes with a certain number of sides wins.

What’s Included?
• One game board with 2D shapes (circle, square, rectangle, triangle, diamond, oval, pentagon, hexagon, octagon)
• One game board with 2D and 3D shapes (2D shapes listed above, plus cone, cube, cylinder, hexagon solid, triangular prism, pentagon solid, pyramid, rectangular prism, sphere) *Students only need to identify whether a shape is 2D (flat) or 3D (solid).
• Game spinner
• 3 recording sheets
• Directions for how to play each game

Teacher Features You’ll Love
• Includes color and black and white options
• Differentiated for all students’ success
• Low prep

Please note: This game is included in my larger 2D Shapes Games and Activities for K-1 resource. If you purchase the larger product, you DO NOT need to purchase this game separately.

Questions? Feel free to contact me through the “Q&A” tab or email me at primarythemepark@gmail.com.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

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Total Pages
15 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Correctly name shapes regardless of their orientations or overall size.
Identify shapes as two-dimensional (lying in a plane, “flat”) or three-dimensional (“solid”).
Analyze and compare two- and three-dimensional shapes, in different sizes and orientations, using informal language to describe their similarities, differences, parts (e.g., number of sides and vertices/“corners”) and other attributes (e.g., having sides of equal length).


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