Patterning blocks, paper, pencils, and magnifying glass on a table.

Shape Detectives

Learning Goals: Geometry and Spatial Sense, Shape Recognition, Writing

    • Place a variety of 3D or 2D shapes around the room
    • Students can become "Shape Detectives" to find these shapes around the classroom.
    • Provide students with a clipboard, pencil, and documentation paper where they can write the name of the shape that they see, as well as draw it. 
    • Activity can be done in partners or individually.