Looking for a fun interactive teaching idea for sorting shapes by name and picture? Well look no further as Shape Sorting 2D and 3D Shapes Activity Game Puzzles, for CCSS K.G.2, will serve as an exciting lesson plan for Kindergarten elementary school classrooms. This is a great resource to incorporate into your geometry 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 18 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 recognizing the type of 2D shape and 3D shape by name regardless of the features of size, color or orientation. By matching the shape name word with the shape visual picture puzzle pieces to solve the problems, students can gain confidence in an important and sometimes challenging skill. Your Kindergartners will love to practice and learn to develop strategies about identifying and naming shapes.
2D Shape Vocabulary Terms included:
3D Shape Vocabulary Terms included:
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!
Relevant Kindergarten Common Core Standard K.G.A.2
Correctly name shapes regardless of their orientations or overall size.
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