Lesson Two – Circles

This numeracy teaching pack for the Foundation Stage gets the children to identify and describe different types of 2D shapes by their matching properties and create repeating patterns. The children can produce a model of a planet showing some of the circular shapes that might be seen in this location.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify and describe different types of 2D shapes by their matching properties and create repeating patterns

Learning Objectives

Explore characteristics of everyday objects and shapes. Use mathematical language to describe shapes.

Learning Outcomes

I can identify objects that are shaped as circles. I can use the correct language to help say how circles are the same or different as other shapes.

Circles

Teaching sequence to help the children identify and describe different types of 2D shapes by their matching properties and create repeating patterns

Space Shapes

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify and describe some of the different circular shapes that can be seen in space

Shape Cards

Activity cards to help the children select and build different sequences of 2D shapes and identify the next shape in each set

Circles

Interactive activity to help the children identify and describe different types of 2D shapes by their matching properties and create repeating patterns

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify and describe different types of 2D shapes by their matching properties and create repeating patterns

## New Teaching Resources for the Foundation Stage

• Seaside Subtraction
Calculate and record the difference between pairs of numbers to ten by counting back to show numbers of items sold in a shop at the seaside
• Buckets and Spades
Use counting on and back to identify pairs of numbers that sum to ten to show buckets and spades sold in a shop
• Seaside Rock
Practise counting on and back to subtract pairs of single digit numbers from ten to show pieces of rock sold in a seaside shop
• Counting Stock
Use counting back to calculate the difference between pairs of numbers to show things sold in a seaside shop