Geometry Activity
Objective
Learn geometry and build shapes
Primary Market
Education, Pre School
Character Focus
Critical Thinking, Fine Motor Skills, Spatial Skills
Items Needed
Pencil and paper optional

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ beginner activity book

This geometry activity is great because it can be used for various ages. This activity is great for counting, construction and geometry.

Objective:

  • Build and identify shapes

For a cube you’ll need:

  • 8 spools and
  • 12  green rods

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Start by building  2 squares, the connect the two to build a cube like the one below

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For a triangular prism you’ll need:

  • 6 spools
  • 7 green rods
  • 2 red rods

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Again, start by creating 2 right triangles and connect them with 3 of the green rods as shown in the picture below

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This activity is great for counting, construction and geometry.

Have the kids count the faces, corners and edges, also draw the shapes on a piece of paper.

Remember:

  • colors of rods and other pieces may vary
  • kit contains small pieces and may be a choking hazard, ages 4+

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