**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 A**nimals

**Literature Link: Mouse Shapes**

**Also included in K Math Centers:**

**Make a Hexagon**

**Build a Block**

**Building Shapes from Shapes**