Geometric Shapes

2-D and 3-D Shapes

2 & 3-D Books

  • Circus Shapes (MathStart) Recognizing Shapes
  • Shapes, Shapes, Shapes by Tana Hoban
  • The Shape of Things by Dayle Ann Dodds
  • The Greedy Triangle by Marilyn Burns
  • Icky Bug Shapes by Jerry Pallotta
  • Twizzlers Shapes and Patterns by Jerry Pallotta
  • Sea Shapes by Suse MacDonald
  • sOLID SHAPES (big book)

Face, Vertices, and Edges

Gentleman explaining

Relate Planar and solid figures

Use 2D or 3D shapes to create a new shape: use a specific shape to create a given shape. (i.e. triangles to create a trapezoid).

2D

3D

What Shape Is It?

Fun for whole class participation.