3D Shapes Activities (Real World Objects) | Kindergarten Math

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I use this every year as a whole class activity for my students. It is so fun to watch them walk around the room and place their picture on the correct place mat.
This is a great resource to show kinders what faces, edges and sides look like on a 3D shapes. My kinders enjoyed these activities. Thank you
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Children will love applying their knowledge of 3D shapes with these fun sorting activities!

The sorting labels and pictures are perfect to use during an introductory mat session on 3D shapes. The sort and classify mats are ideal for math centers or small group work.

Included in this pack:

  • Sorting labels - 3D shapes, cube, cone, sphere, cylinder, rectangular prism, triangular prism, pyramid
  • 7 sorting mats - children classify pictures of real 3D objects according to their shape.
  • Sorting pictures of real objects representing a cube, cone, sphere, cylinder, rectangular prism, triangular prism and pyramid

NEW Worksheets have been added to this pack:

  • Real World 3D Shapes Workbook (cover page)
  • Name the 3D Shapes (cut and paste)
  • 2 x Real world 3D shape match (cut and paste)
  • 2 x 3D Shape sort (cut and paste)
  • 3D Shapes review (simple assessment)

Happy teaching :)

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Describe objects in the environment using names of shapes, and describe the relative positions of these objects using terms such as above, below, beside, in front of, behind, and next to.
Correctly name shapes regardless of their orientations or overall size.
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).
Model shapes in the world by building shapes from components (e.g., sticks and clay balls) and drawing shapes.


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