Playdough to Plato is an early years blog sharing many hands-on learning tasks across multiple learning areas. The activity, Toothpick STEM Structures allows students to explore and engineer 3D shapes
The Imagination Tree blog is an early years blog sharing many hands-on learning tasks across multiple learning areas. This link takes you to a simple play dough recipe so that learners can make their own 2D and 3D shapes.
School is a Happy Place is a primary years blog with many play base activities. The Activity, A Visit to the Solid Shapes Museum challenges learners to create a museum of 3D objects in their home and take participants on a tour
ABC Splash is the educational website for the ABC channel. The short video 2D shapes and 3D objects compares 2D shape and 3D shapes.
Maths Playground has many online games for shape and geometry.
Maths Frame is a UK website. The online game asks learners to identify the properties of 3D shapes.
Idea: Design and build you own 3D playground model from recycled materials. Upload and share with your class. Name all the 3D shapes you used.
Teacher Advice: Learners need various and rich experiences with both 2D and 3D shape to develop their ability to identify common shapes, notice relationships among shapes and become aware of the different properties of shapes. Learners should be encouraged to: