Looking for a fun interactive teaching idea for 3D and 2D shapes? Well look no further as 2D and 3D Shape Sort Game Puzzles, for CCSS K.G.3, will serve as an exciting lesson plan for kindergarten elementary school classrooms. This is a great resource to incorporate into your unit as a guided math center rotation, review game exercise, small group work, morning work, remediation, intervention, or rti. It can also be used as a quiz, drill, test, or assessment tool to help determine student mastery of the learning target. Whether a student is homeschooled or given this as a homework assignment, kids will also love working on these at home to improve their skills.
This puzzle set includes 23 colorful jigsaw puzzles, answer key, and an optional station instruction page with an example. These come as pdf printable sheets that can be printed on card stock and laminated for long-term use. As a suggestion, store them in a sealable gallon storage bag and place them in a tub or bin for students to use throughout the year for enrichment when they finish early. Another idea, for a project, is students can glue the completed puzzles into a notebook or journal as a reference sheet. They can also be glued on a poster for displaying on a bulletin board or as a wall anchor chart.
It covers identifying the name of a geometric shape based on its picture and determining if it is a flat 2D or solid 3D figure. By sorting and matching the puzzle pieces, students can gain confidence in an important and sometimes challenging skill. Your students will love to practice and learn to develop strategies about of two dimensional shapes and three dimensional shapes with this resource!
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I hope you download and enjoy this engaging hands-on manipulative activity with your students! So set those worksheets aside and give our puzzles a try!
This product is included in the Kindergarten Math Puzzles Bundle HERE
Relevant Kindergarten Common Core Standard K.G.A.3
Identify shapes as two-dimensional (lying in a plane, "flat") or three-dimensional ("solid").
Cross Reference: Texas TEKS K.6A K.6B
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