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Describe Shapes (Kindergarten)




 

Videos and songs to help Kindergarten kids learn how to analyze and compare two-dimensional 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).

Common Core: K.G.4

Suggested Learning Target

  • I can describe a shape by telling things like the number of sides, number of verices (corners), and other special qualitites.
  • I can compare two-dimensional shapes and describe their similarities and differences.
  • I can compare three-dimensional shapes and describe their similarities and differences.

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More Lessons for Kindergarten

Common Core for Kindergarten


All About Shapes
Learn characteristics of 4 basic shapes (circle, triangle, rectangle, and square).
How many sides and corners?



Sides & Corners of different shapes (Triangle, rectangle, pentagon, hexagon)





Shapes, Sides, Corners
This is an introduction to what consitutes a side and corner of a shape.


Shapes & Their Sides
Basic Shapes and knowing how many sides they have. (Triangle, Square, Rectangle, Pentagon, Hexagon, Octagon)



 

Attributes of 2D
Square
1) 4 points or corners
2) 4 sides
3) 2-D flat or plane shape
4) Orange color
5) Small size shape
Triangle
1) 3 points or corners
2) 3 sides
3) 2-D flat or plane shape
4) Green color
5) Small size shape.


A shapes song for children.





Describe 3-Dimensional Shapes
Descriptive a 3-dimensional shape by the number of flat faces, corners, edges and curved surfaces it has. Take note that a rectangular prism is also called a cuboid (UK).



 

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