Shapes on the Farm

Whether you live in the city, the suburbs, or out on the farm, shapes are everywhere in the world around us. Presented with an illustration of a farm, youngsters are tasked with coloring in all of the triangles, rectangles, squares, and circles that they can find, demonstrating ability to identify geometric shapes.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use this exercise as an assessment of children's ability to identify basic shapes
  • Offer this worksheet as a learning center activity during a primary grade unit on shapes
  • Extend the activity by having children trace templates of different shapes in order to create their own original pictures
Classroom Considerations

  • If black and white copies are made of this worksheet, younger children will need support with reading which color to make each shape
Pros

  • Easy-to-follow instructions are supported with visual examples of each type of shape students must find
  • Image is clearly printed with multiple examples of each shape for children to find
  • Worksheet offers an enrichment activity idea that extends student learning about shapes
Cons

  • None
Common Core