About Which One Doesn’t Belong with Shapes

The goal of this game is for children to describe different ways that shapes are alike and different.


What's the math in this game?

When children play this game, they are practicing an important mathematical habit of mind — giving precise descriptions of what they see, using evidence. There are lots of ways to describe shape attributes, or characteristics. You can focus on a shape's straight or curved sides; number of sides; length of sides; number of corners or vertices; size of angles; and more.

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Print these 3 sets of Animal Puzzles. ●Set 1 (Beginner): Color Puzzles (puzzles with shape and color clues) ●Set 2 (Intermediate): Shape Puzzles (slightly more challenging puzzles without color clues) ●Set 3 (Extra Challenge): “How many ways?” (most challenging puzzles without shape or color clues)
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