# Teaching measurement

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We have been working on geometry this week and have been using pattern blocks to create some very cool polygons. I loved having them share these using "Team Talk" (read more HERE) and we worked on sharing our shapes on the overhead projector and the different ways you could create the same polygon using different blocks. While our curriculum only calls for knowing 3,4,5,6,8, and 10-sided shapes, it was fun introducing heptagons and nonagons, so I created this fun freebie to look at all of…

Learning, Play, STEM Activities, and Things to Do!

There are so many parts that go with learning about 3D shapes and these playful puzzles are a great way to tie it all together! Scroll down to grab the freebie then make sure to jump over and grab our free 2D shape sort too. Getting Ready To prep, I printed off the puzzles, ran them […]

This freebie includes cards which can be used to play quadrilateral memory. I suggest having students complete this activity in groups of 3-4 people. Because of the hierarchy of quadrilaterals, cards can match more than one card, so the outcome of the game can vary and all cards might not be used. I...

FREE riddles to review quadrilaterals! Great for math centers and warm up. 2nd grade and up!

Polygons, Triangles, & Quadrilaterals, Oh My!-Sorting & Classifying 2D Shapes Math Notebook Charts and Sorting Activities

Anchor charts play an important role in the classroom. They make thinking visible by recording content, skills, strategies, processes, cues, and guidelines during the learning process. Posting anchor charts around the room keeps relevant and current learning accessible to students. They remind the...

Kids are often very visual when it comes to learning – which makes incorporating videos into your lessons a fun an easy tool to use that addresses their visual needs. Especially when it comes to math! Your students may not expect you to play a video during math instruction, which gives your lesson an unexpected twist! This […]

Teacher Trap: Hands-On Geometry (Is Way More Fun...)