This version of What Shape Am I Touching? is suitable for children who can match most shapes to a target shape and are learning to recognize and name shapes.
Recognizing and naming familiar shapes (for example, circle, square, typical triangle, rectangle) and less familiar shapes (for example, hexagon, rhombus, trapezoid) of different sizes and orientations
Recognizing sides and angles (vertices) as distinct geometric features
Counting shapes’ sides and angles based on their shape family (for example, all triangles have three sides and three angles)
This version of What Shape Am I Touching? is suitable for children who can identify most shapes correctly and are learning to describe defining features (for example, sides, angles) of shape families (for example, triangle vs. rectangle).
Using essential, defining features to name and describe shapes (for example, triangles have three straight sides and three angles)
Understanding shape properties, or the relationship between parts of shapes (for example, squares have four side of equal lengths)