Review 2D shapes, 3D shapes, as well as pattern block shapes, with these fun caterpillar "craftivities". There are various options to choose from that involve a variety of standards.
Review shapes on Earth Day with this sweet owl. Packet includes the patterns to make the owl poster and a writing prompt to glue to the back, plus color or black and white Give a hoot owl bookmarks.
Review 2D and 3D shapes, plus pattern block shapes with this fun Polly Wants A Shape Cracker packet.
Common Core State Standards: K.G.1, K.G.2, K.MD.3, 1.MD.4, 1.G.1
Make these adorable silly shaped chicks and practice shapes, shape words, attributes etc. These make nice Daily 5 Word Work activities too.
Children choose a partner and take turns rolling the dice. Whatever number they roll will be the matching numbered pattern block that they will stack. A second roll tells them how many of that pattern block they need to stack. If they knock over their stack, the spilled pieces go back in the pile; any that are still in a stack can stay.
Want to play a mind game with your students using the trapezoid pattern block? Show them the poster, and ask them if they think the top trapezoid is bigger than the bottom one. Chances are they'll say yes; the top one is larger, but it's not! It's just an optical illusion, as they are both the same size.
Do your students play with pattern blocks? Help them learn the names of the shapes and review colors as well, with these adorable pattern block pals.
Use the color pattern block pages as anchor charts. Run off the black and white set and have students trace and write the number and shape name and then color the pattern blocks the appropriate colors.