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Activities and Videos to Teach 2D Shapes

Working on 2D shapes? Last quarter I really focused with my kinders on identifying 2D shapes. In addition to really working on the teen numbers and composing/decomposing 11-19, this quarter we are really hitting the idea of describing shapes.

Common Core Math Centers: Counting Cookies. Students place the cookies on the correct section of a tens frame. The perfect counting center for kindergarten!

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Roll and Cover Pattern Block Mats

Activity for ages 4 to 7. Pattern blocks are a motivating, hands-on way to teach kids about shapes, patterns, measurement…. even fractions! These playful roll and cover pattern block mats add three more math skills to the list: counting, number recognition, and addition. They’re the perfect addition to our 2D shape activity pack!! This post contains Amazon …

Beaded number rods for subtraction! Great visual for students with special needs. Adding concrete materials when performing simple operations, helps build number sense to ensure students are relating quantities to symbols (numbers). For this and more great ways to use beads and pipe cleaners in your math lesson, go to: http://commoncoreconnectionusa.blogspot.com/2014/12/beaded-number-rods.html

School Is a Happy Place: You Better Shape Up: Activities for 2D and 3D Shapes (Including a FREE Set of Anchor Charts)

Playdough Subtraction Activity for Kids - LOVE this fun and clever idea for kids to practice subtraction! Great math activity for preschool, kindergarten, and 1st grade.

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