Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding There's Nothing to Sphere! - Section 3: Making Spheres

My years in kindergarten have made me realize that young learners learn best by hearing, seeing and doing (touching). Having them build and manipulate shapes out of clay and other materials solidifies the foundational understanding they need to be successful. It also makes it easier for them to relate to the shapes and identify them in their environment.

Touch it!
Developing a Conceptual Understanding: Touch it!

There's Nothing to Sphere!

Unit 8: Know Those Shapes!
Lesson 9 of 15

Big Idea: Kindergarteners love to identify shapes in their environment. In order effectively do that, they must be able to recognize different shapes by their specific attributes. In this lesson kindergartners learn about the attributes of a sphere.

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Math, Geometry, shapes, kindergarten
70 minutes

Dawn Gunn

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