Wizarding Worlds Harry Potter Geometry Activities

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If your kids are into Universal's The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, then this activity packet will help them express their creativity and knowledge of Geometry. It contains 10 worksheets for Grades 1 -4 that reinforce their understanding of two and three dimensional shapes, angles (acute, obtuse, and right), and lines (parallel and perpendicular).

Kids will draw theme park related buildings, trains, shop windows, and more, all while using certain shapes, angles, and lines. Paragraph writing is also incorporated so students can demonstrate their understanding of the concepts.

An answer key and Common Core Standards are provided.

Use these activities within your lessons, in math centers, or even as formative assessments. Here's what's included:

Wizarding World 3D

Students are encouraged to find 3D shapes in a picture. Then they write a paragraph to show their understanding of shapes.

Wizarding World Angles

Students hunt for angles in a picture. Then they write a paragraph to show their understanding of types of angles.

Wizarding World Windows

Students draw a shop window with two or three dimensional shapes. Then they write a paragraph to describe their shapes and what objects they are.

Wizard Alley Lines

Students identify perpendicular and parallel lines in a picture. Then they draw their own lines using a ruler to create their own wizarding alley.

Harry Potter Castle Create

Students draw their own castle using several two and three dimensional shapes.

Snow Wizard Shapes

Students find two dimensional shapes in a picture (triangle, pentagon, quadrilateral, etc). Then they create their own snow wizard using those shapes. They will also write a paragraph to explain what shapes were used.

Hogwarts Train Riddles

Students solve a variety of riddles based on shapes found in a train. For example: "It has 1 right and 2 acute angles." Then they will draw their own train and create riddles for a friend to solve.

Create a Ride with Shapes

Students are provided with pictures of two and three dimensional shapes and encouraged to create a theme park ride using some of them. Then they will write a paragraph where they identify and describe the shapes.

Wizarding World Architecture

Students are provided with four sets of angles and encouraged to draw buildings using them. Then they will write a paragraph to identify lines and angles they used.

Wizard & Muggle Drawings

Students are provided with a picture of a Hogwarts Express train. They are encouraged to draw wizards, muggles, and objects around the train using shapes, angles, and lines. This is designed to be a fun, culminating activity.

Classify two-dimensional figures based on the presence or absence of parallel or perpendicular lines, or the presence or absence of angles of a specified size. Recognize right triangles as a category, and identify right triangles.
Draw points, lines, line segments, rays, angles (right, acute, obtuse), and perpendicular and parallel lines. Identify these in two-dimensional figures.
Understand that shapes in different categories (e.g., rhombuses, rectangles, and others) may share attributes (e.g., having four sides), and that the shared attributes can define a larger category (e.g., quadrilaterals). Recognize rhombuses, rectangles, and squares as examples of quadrilaterals, and draw examples of quadrilaterals that do not belong to any of these subcategories.
Recognize and draw shapes having specified attributes, such as a given number of angles or a given number of equal faces. Identify triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, and cubes.
Compose two-dimensional shapes (rectangles, squares, trapezoids, triangles, half-circles, and quarter-circles) or three-dimensional shapes (cubes, right rectangular prisms, right circular cones, and right circular cylinders) to create a composite shape, and compose new shapes from the composite shape.
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