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3D and 2D Shapes Unit

Grade Levels
PreK - 1st, Homeschool
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97 pages
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This packet is full of posters, activities, games, and books to help your students practice learning about 3D and 2D shapes!

Posters - There are a total of 24 posters included. There are individual posters for the following shapes: cone, cube, cylinder, rectangular prism, sphere, circle, hexagon, rectangle, square, and triangle. Also included is a poster that has all five 3D shapes on one page and a poster that has all five 2D shapes on one page. Each poster comes in color and black/white.

I Have, Who Has Games - There are three different “I Have, Who Has” games included in this packet: 3D shapes, 2D shapes, and 3D objects in the environment. Each game includes 24 cards.

3D & 2D Objects in the Environment and Shape Picture Cards - There are 48 3D objects in the environment cards, 32 2D objects in the environment cards, 10 3D shape cards (2 each), and 10 2D shape cards (2 each). These cards can be used to sort by shape or to play Roll, Say, Keep

3D & 2D Spinners - There are two spinners included. One spinner has the 3D shapes on it and the other spinner has the 2D shapes on it. Each spinner comes in color and black/white. These spinners can be used to complete the Spin a Shape graph or to use with the two game boards included. There is one game board for 3D objects in the environment and one game board for 2D objects in the environment.

Shape Fill Game - This is a partner game where students roll a die to see who can fill up their boards first. There is a 3D and a 2D version.

Minibooks - There are two minibooks. The 3D book focuses on the terms three dimensional and solid. The 2D book focuses on the terms two dimensional and flat.

"What 3D Shape Do You See?" Book - This book helps students recognize the 3D shape words.

"I Am a 2D Shape" Book - This book helps students identify the number of edges and vertices that a 2D shape has.

Formative Assessment Strips - There are three different sets of formative assessment strips. One set includes only 3D shapes, one set includes only 2D shapes, and one set has both 3D and 2D shapes. There is a color and a black/white version of each set of strips.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Identify shapes as two-dimensional (lying in a plane, “flat”) or three-dimensional (“solid”).
Correctly name shapes regardless of their orientations or overall size.
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.


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