Hello My Name is: 2D shapes!

Rated 4.91 out of 5, based on 113 reviews
113 Ratings
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1st - 4th
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21 pages
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This was a great, low prep way to help my students learn geometry! They were so engaged and did well on their assessment! Thank you!
Such a helpful resource for classifying shapes! My kiddos were struggling a bit with this skill and this activity really cleared it up!


This is an engaging activity designed to help students understand 2D shapes and their classifications. Students often master shape names, but have a hard time understanding when and why a shape can be called multiple things. For example, it is hard to grasp why a square is a rectangle, but a rectangle is not always a square.

During this activity, students will work through a set of name tags naming all shapes that fit the description. They will notice that some shapes fit with multiple descriptions, meaning they have multiple classifications.

I hope your students enjoy meeting and naming all of the 2D shapes!
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