Kindergarten Math Centers

This page provides sample Kindergarten Geometry activities from our 
Kindergarten Math Centers eBook.  Try out the sample Geometry Centers listed in blue under each Common Core State Standard or download the Kindergarten Math Centers eBook and have all the Number, Geometry, Measurement and Data Centers you’ll need for the entire school year in one convenient digital file.  With over 170 easy-prep, engaging centers this resource will simplify your math lesson planning and make hands-on math instruction an integral part of your classroom.
Teaching in a state that is implementing their own specific math standards?  Download our 
Kindergarten Correlations document for cross-referenced tables outlining the alignment of each state's standards with the CCSS-M, as well as the page numbers in our Kindergarten Math Centers eBook related to each standard.  

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.

Pattern Block Barrier Game
Literature Link: The Shape of Things
Literature Link: Changes, Changes

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

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K.G.A.2 Correctly name shapes regardless of their orientations or overall size.

What's in the Bag?

Also included in Kindergarten Math Centers

Shapes on the Geoboard
Pattern Block Animals
Geometry Read Alouds



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).

Geometry Sentence Frames Set 1: Describing 2D Shapes
My 3D Shapes Book (ver. 2)

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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?”

Pattern Block Animals
Literature Link: Mouse Shapes

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

Playdough Shapes
Shapes on the Geoboard

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Building Spatial Reasoning
Pattern Block Task Cards
Geoboard Task Cards
Building Skeletal Models of shapes