2D Shapes

Discover lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in numeracy for the Foundation Stage to teach about identifying and classifying 2D shapes by their properties

• ## Easter Egg Designs

Select and record a range of designs for different Easter eggs by using combinations of patterns and colours

• ## Easter Egg Puzzles

Complete and create puzzles by cutting and arranging Easter eggs into different shapes

• ## Easter Flowers

Make models of different flower shapes to make decorations for Easter by melting and shaping chocolate

• ## Bunny Biscuits

Bake a selection of biscuits using different shapes that can be used to represent Easter celebrations

• ## Easter Cakes

Use coloured marzipan to create different Easter symbols that can be used to decorate cup cakes

• ## Spotting Shapes

Identify, describe, sort and compare different 2D shapes by their matching individual properties

• ## Triangles

Use the properties of 2D shapes to identify examples of different sized triangles

• ## Rectangles

Compare and explain how rectangles are the same or different as other shapes by their individual properties

• ## Circles

Identify and describe different types of 2D shapes by their matching properties and create repeating patterns

• ## Squares

Identify and describe square shapes by their matching number of sides and corners

• ## Pancake Shapes

Select and use vocabulary to describe and make models of different shaped pancakes

• ## Christmas Trees

Select and combine different 2D shapes and materials to make a Christmas table decoration

## New Teaching Resources for the Foundation Stage

Investigate and describe some of the different characters, settings and plot events that feature in a traditional story

• ## Story Telling

Change and perform parts of a traditional story adding new characters to the narrative events

• ## Story Puppets

Re-tell part of a traditional story by using puppets to support dialogue of the characters

• ## Supermarket

Identify, describe and compare the range of products that can be sold in a supermarket and role-play buying and paying for shopping lists