This PDF download contains 10 cards featuring the basic set of 2-D and 3-D shapes.
Description: This PDF download contains 10 sets of shape cards for sorting. These cards use the same imagery found in the Shape Posters – Basic Set. Print and laminate to create your own shape sorting cards.
2-D Shapes: Rectangle, Square, Circle and Triangle.
3-D Shapes: Cube, Cuboid, Square, Pyramid, Cone and Cylinder.
For each shape there are multiple images. These importantly include shapes from different perspectives, images from everyday life and shapes in different orientations.
Ideas for Use:
1: Sorting: Children are given a set of shapes and encouraged to sort them into suitable sets. (some shapes are deliberatly repeated. e.g. the blue and white cube toy is a cube and a cuboid because a cube is a regular cuboid)
2: Games: e.g. Pairs – children turn over two cards. If they are the same shape, they win those cards.
3: Trading: Children are given a shape card and have to describe their shape to another child without using the shape name. The other child has to guess the shape name.
4: Find Me: Children are given a shape and they fade the challenge of finding that shape somewhere in the environment.