I always love when I come across an activity that can be used any time of the school year. These 2D and 3D Shape Puzzles can do just that. They are perfect for both introduction or review to shapes.
2D and 3D Shape Puzzles
Help kids learn about 2d and 3d shapes for kids with this fun, free printable math game! There are 10 different puzzles in this download. Each puzzle covers a different 2D or 3D shape. Each clip card will have a picture and then four options for students to chose from.
3d Shapes for Kids
It is recommended that you print these on cardstock and laminate prior to use. This will allow you to reuse this printable year after year!
All you will have to do to prepare this shape game is to cut the puzzles out. I always find it easiest to use a paper cutter to cut the individual puzzles and then go back with scissors to cut out the three different pieces.
Shape Games for Kids
Students will start this shape game for kids by placing all of the pieces on a table or floor.
They will then need to choose a puzzle piece. This students chose a rhombus shaped puzzle piece. I always encourage my students to say the shape out loud. You can even encourage them to trace the shape with their finger.
Students will then search through the remaining puzzle pieces, looking for matching shape puzzles.
Once all three pieces are there, the puzzle is complete.
This preschool shapes set also comes with a black and white option. This will save you ink and allow your students to take ownership of their shape puzzles.
Differentiating 2D and 3D Shape Puzzles
If you think that your students would struggle with have three puzzle pieces for all ten puzzles, take the middle piece out of the mix and students will just match two shapes together.
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