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

**K.G.A.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:**

**3D Shape Sort Cards**

**K.G.A.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?

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

**Included in**** ****K Math Centers:**

**Geometry Sentence Frames Set 3: Flat and Solid Shapes**

**Analyze, compare, create, and compose shapes **

**K.G.B.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

**My 3D Shapes Book (ver. 2)**

**Also included in K Math Centers:**

**2D Shape Sort (ver. 1)**

**2D Shape Sort (ver. 2)**

**Solid Shape Sort**

**Shapes, Shapes, Shapes Book Template**

**My 3D Shapes Book (ver. 1)**

**My 3D Shapes Book (ver. 3)**

Pattern Block Sort

Roll, Slide, Stack

**K.G.B.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:**

**3D Shape Models**

**Making Shapes from Sticks**

**K.G.B.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:**

**Pattern Block A**nimals

**Math Read Aloud Task Card:**

**Mouse Shapes**

**Also included in K Math Centers:**

**Make a Hexagon**

**Build a Block**

**Making Shapes from Shapes**