Shapes

Makey Takey: Shape Identification

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This kit is designed for use as a center activity with a Pre-K or Kindergarten class. This was designed to address the NY Common Core Math standards PK.G: Identify and describe shapes (squares, circles, triangles, rectangles), and K.G: Identify and describe shapes (squares, circles, triangles, rectangles, hexagons, cubes, cones, cylinders, and spheres). The accompanying lesson plan can be found later in the record.

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Tastaro

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An educational matching game that helps promote visual and tactile shape recognition. Different options to play and levels of difficulty mean that Tastaro accelerates the learning curve in a fun way

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Content Area: 
Special Education
Other
Play Time: 
10 min.

Casa Banana

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In the jungle, the animals are on the loose! The Monkey King invites his animal friends from around the world. The more animals ascend to the tree house, the more wobbly it becomes.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Content Area: 
Other
Play Time: 
10 min.

Sorting at the Ocean

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Uses bright illustrations of living creatures like fish and accumulated rubbish to teach young children how to sort things they discover from the ocean. Demonstrates how to place them in groups by different colors, shapes, and sizes.

Shapes in Transportation

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Two children explore the different shapes they see during a road trip to the city. Defines geometric terms such as angle, cylinder, dimension, line segment, parallel, prism, and rhombus.

Visual Math Level 1

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Visual Math includes SIX topics of elementary math learning and presents them in a diverse range of visual math activities for 4-6 year olds to master, designed especially for the iPad interface by Weily Apps, learning design specialists.

Using photographic images of everyday objects, players are asked to figure out patterns, identify shapes, recognize numbers, read clocks and master important concepts of basic measurement like less, more, heavier and smaller.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Content Area: 
Math

Little Builders

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Master builder Matt is the head of the large construction site and there are lots of things to do! He has many plans for the colorful houses that have to be built today. The children help Tim the laborer transport new building blocks from the quarry to the construction sites.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Content Area: 
Math
Other
Play Time: 
15 min.

Palazzo Inverso

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Copies: 7

Mauk, mischievous apprentice to the master architect, must not draw on the plans for the new Palazzo. But by turning the plans a bit each day, he finds a way to alter them, turning the master's creation onto its head! Discover what mystery and excitement a small change of perspective has brought to the Palazzo.

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Geometry, Part 1: Areas of Two-Dimensional Figures (2004)

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--formulas for a parallelogram (square, rectangle, and rhombus)
--formulas for a trapezoid, triangle, and circle

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
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00:27