Children are more likely to remember information that they discover through experience. They need to handle shapes and straight sides, corners, and curves to understand the characteristics of shape. They can organize and or sort shapes by these characteristics to prepare for describing shapes.
-Handwriting Without Tears: Numbers & Math
In completing this activity, we are learning how to:
-sort objects by shape
-identify objects or pictures as the same or different
-verbally count a set of five objects
-work with others to solve problems