Kindergarten Math Centers




KINDERGARTEN  
GEOMETRY ACTIVITIES
ALIGNED WITH COMMON 
CORE STATE STANDARDS

KINDERGARTEN GEOMETRY

This page provides sample Geometry activities from our Kindergarten Math Centers eBook.  Try out the sample activities under each Common Core Standard or download the eBook and have all the Number, Geometry, Measurement and Data Centers you’ll need for the entire school year in one convenient digital file.

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.

Teaching in Australia?  Also available for the Foundation Year outcomes as written in the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics.

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
Literature Link: The Shape of Things
Literature Link: Changes, Changes
Also included in K Math Centers:
Where is the Triangle?

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?
What Shape Is It?


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:

Pattern Block Sort
Shapes, Shapes, Shapes Book 
My 3D Shapes Book (ver. 1)
My 3D Shapes Book (ver. 3)
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
Also included in K Math Centers:
Building 3D Shapes
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 Animals
Literature Link: Mouse Shapes
Also included in K Math Centers:
Make a Hexagon
Build a Block
Building Shapes from Shapes

Shapes on the Geoboard

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

Pattern Block Animals



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