Teaching Resource for Mathematics / Year 1 / Measurement and Geometry / Shape / ACMMG022

This is a teaching resource designed to provide useful resources to teachers to be able to teach the curriculum strand ACMMG022 Shape in the subject area of maths.
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This activity is a fun and engaging activity that involves students looking around the classroom on a scavenger hunt to find shapes that match with their scavenger hunt list. Sarah. (2015). Preschool shape scavenger hunt. Retrieved from http://frugalfun4boys.com/2015/10/01/preschool-shape-scavenger-hunt/

Preschool Shape Scavenger Hunt

This resource is a song in the tune of the song 'Are you sleeping?' that teachers can teach and sing to their students. The song involves shapes and the characteristics of shapes. This is an engaging way that children can learn shapes and the characteristics of shapes. Teaching Blog Addict. (n.d.) All about Shapes. [web log post]. Retrieved from http://www.teachingblogaddict.com/2012/01/all-about-shapes.html

All About 2D Shapes

"Meet the Shapes" Poem & Activities.Maybe even make pillow shape people to go along with it and put in the playhouse/book areas

This resource is a worksheet activity that is a game to build the robot using shapes and a dice. This activity practices identifying shapes, matching shapes, number recognition and counting.   Teachers Pay Teachers. (n.d.) Roll a Robot Game. Retrieved from https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Roll-a-Robot-Game-962815

Roll a Robot Game

Here's a robot themed game for working on shape recognition. ( like the template idea for rolling and drawing)

This resource is a free printable sheet that has a description of the shape and a space that students can write the name of the shape. As well as this there is a space where students are to create the shape using playdough and then stick their shape to the sheet. Life over C's. (n.d.). Free 2D Play dough Shape Mats. [web log post]. Retrieved from http://lifeovercs.com/free-shape-play-dough-mats/

Free 2D Shape Play Dough Mats

Shapes unit~ Free Shape Play Dough Mats for working on fine-motor skills while learning shapes and practicing handwriting.

This activity is a way for students to learn basic geometry of 2D shapes and the number or sides and vertices that each shape has. With the use of marshmallows and pretzels  students can create the shapes, identify how many sides and vertices, record them and then can eat the shape when they are finished. Lynch, N. (2014, July 1).  2D shapes: Marsh mellow Geometry. [Web log post]. Retrieved from http://www.playdoughtoplato.com/learning-shapes-marshmallow-geometry/#_a5y_p=1933617

Marshmallow Geometry

Shapes: Marshmallow Geometry - Playdough To Plato Fun way to learn shapes. Build them with pretzels and marshmallows. Awesome shape activity for kids! Want great hints regarding arts and crafts?

These printable shape nets are an engaging and interactive way that students are able to create and learn about 3D shapes. They have to cut out the net and follow instructions to be able to create the 3D shapes. Teahers Pay Teachers. (n.d.) 3D Shape Nets-Cute Buddies. Retrieved from https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/3D-Shape-Nets-Cute-Buddies-1767589

3D Shape Nets - Cute Buddies

These free printable worksheets are all about different shapes and gives students the ability to be able to practice tracing and drawing different shapes.   Rebecca. (2015). Free Printable Shape Practice Worksheets. Retrieved from http://www.miniaturemasterminds.com/2015/07/27/free-printable-shape-practice-worksheets/

Free Printable Shape Practice Worksheets

Free Printable Shape Practice Worksheets It’s almost time for school to get started so I have been working on some practice worksheets to start our year with.

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