A fun Maths activity lesson to introduce children to 2D shapes.
The lesson includes interactive activities for the children to join in with. The lesson shows different 2D shapes and describes their properties. Children then have to guess the 2D shape that is being described or the 2D shape that is being slowly revealed. Children then have to explain why a shape eg a circle is not a triangle, this encourages children to use the vocabulary to describe 2D shapes and demonstrates their understanding of 2D shapes. There is also a shape spotting activity using pictures and an odd one out activity again encouraging children to describe and talk about the 2D shapes. My class have enjoyed using this PowerPoint to learn about 2D shapes and it encourages lots of talk about 2D shapes. The activity could be used as a whole class activity or in small intervention groups.
Aimed at Early Years and Year 1 children.
For my 3D shapes PowerPoint see https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/3d-shapes-12176751
For my 2D and 3D Shapes Bundle see https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/2d-and-3d-shape-powerpoints-12176770