**Kindergarten Geometry **

This page provides samples of Kindergarten Geometry Activities aligned with the Common Core State Standards. All activities are suitable for use in Math Centers, small group or whole class settings and are designed to provide opportunities for students to communicate their reasoning and mathematical thinking. All sample files are in PDF format. Sample files listed in **blue** are available for immediate download. Files listed in ****grey **are included in our **Kindergarten Math Centers** eBook .

**Identify and describe shapes (squares, circles, triangles, rectangles, hexagons, cubes, cones, cylinders, and spheres)**

**K.G.1**
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.

**Sample Activities:**

Pattern Block Barrier Game**Math Read Aloud Task Card:**

The Shape of Things**Also included in ****K Math Centers:**

**K.G.2** Correctly name shapes regardless of their orientations or overall size.**Sample Activities:**

It's Not Just A .... **Also included in ****K Math Centers:****** Shape Robot Book Template****** Geometry Sentence Frames Set 2 - Naming 2D Shapes** What's in the Bag?**

Shape Robot Book

**K.G.3** Identify shapes as two-dimensional (lying in a plane, “flat”) or three-dimensional (“solid”)**Included in **

**Analyze, compare, create, and compose shapes ****K.G.4** Analyze and compare two- and three-dimensional shapes, in different sizes and orientations, using informal language to describe their similarities, differences, parts (e.g., number of sides and vertices/corners) and other attributes (e.g., having sides of equal length).

**Sample Activities:Geometry Sentence Frames: Set 1- Describing 2D Shapes**

** Pattern Block Sort

** Roll, Slide, Stack

**K.G.5** Model shapes in the world by building shapes from components (e.g., sticks and clay balls) and drawing shapes.

**Sample Activities:**

Playdough Shapes

Shapes on the Geoboard**Math Read Aloud Task Card:**

When a Line Bends **Also included in K Math Centers:**

**K.G.6** Compose simple shapes to form larger shapes. For example,
“Can you join these two triangles with full sides touching to make a
rectangle?”**Sample Activities:**

Mouse Shapes