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1. Discuss squares, with examples.
2. Each student completes 2 activities about squares:
___Choose a square of any size and use yarn to show that all 4 sides are the same.
___Sort the traffic sign cards into groups of squares and non-squares.
___Make a square using Q-tips; tell how you know it is a square.
___Draw pictures of 3 things that have a square shape.
1. Discuss triangles, with examples.
2. Each student completes 2 activities about triangles:
___Use straws to make 2 triangles that are different.
___Make an animal by gluing triangle shapes to paper.
___Look at 2 different pictures and find the triangles in each. Which one has more?
___Use triangle shapes to make a given pattern.
1. Discuss circles, with examples.
2. Each student completes 2 activities about circles:
___Use clay or string to make a circle.
___Find 5 pictures of circles in magazines and glue them onto paper.
___With a friend make a song about circles.
___Draw or trace a circle and decorate it.
Make a map of one of the following using shape cut-outs:
___a room in your house
Listen to one of the taped books about homes and look at books about shapes. Choose a square, triangle, or circle for the shape of your front door. What makes it a good choice? Draw or paint a picture of the front of your house with it's new door.