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Surf for More Math

Lesson 2 - Sorting and Identifying 2-D Shapes

Use these interactive activities to encourage your child to have fun on the Web while learning about sorting and identifying 2-D shapes.



Identify 2-D shapes.

Compare and sort 2-D shapes according to side and vertices.


Instructions for Use

What is a 2-D shape? lets your child identify 2-D shapes.

To use What is a 2-D shape?, click on the 2-D shape. Read through the Web page. Click the "Next" button to view the 2-D shapes. Move your pointer over the shapes to see their properties.


Shape Sort lets your child sort 2-D shapes according to the number of sides.

To use Shape Sort, drag and drop the shape into one of two categories: "4 sides or more" or "Less than 4 sides".


Sorting Triangles helps your child sort and classify shapes.

To use Sorting Triangles, drag and drop the shapes into the correct circle. Click the "start again" button to repeat the exercise.