Identify, name, and describe a variety of shapes (i.e. circles, squares, triangles, rectangles, hexagons, trapezoids) shown in various positions. 0006.4.1
Links verified on 12/16/2009
- Arthur's Music Box - While the song plays you must put the squares in proper order to create a picture. There are three songs and each picture can be divided into four or nine parts. or
- Ask Hannah - (reading skills required) describe symmetry in two-dimensional shapes
- I Spy Shapes - locate triangles, circles and squares in a set of pictures
- Kinderweb - Interactive educational games geared for the beginning of the school year or preschoolers. Students practice their colors and shapes. This site is completely audio so children can work at their own pace independently.
- Mr. Mumble - (reading skills required) take a look at how to describe two-dimensional shapes
- Pattern Detectives - identify and extend patterns in a variety of settings. Audio is used to assist non-readers
- Shapes - for pre-school, identify shapes and colors
- Shapes - (circle, triangle, square, and rectangle) - this story will read itself to you. Printable version of the story After students are familiar with the story. - you can use a version that asks your students to do the reading. [This last story is from the Internet Archive; the Wayback Machine - If this site is blocked at your school, check with your school or district technology coordinator about getting it unblocked.]
- Story of Shapes - from Pre-School Library
- Shape Books - Great site that has shape book patterns for making little books and posters. You can find shapes for most of the the major Kindergarten themes such as nature, animals, transportation, holidays, insects and many others.