Reception Sort the 2D Shapes Game

Have fun playing this fun Reception Sort the 2D Shapes Game. What shapes can you see?  Drag and drop the shapes into the correct hoops.

Teacher Specific Information

This Reception Sort the 2D Shapes Game will help children to recognise and name everyday 2D shapes. Encourage children to drag and drop the shapes into the correct hoops. It may be useful to provide real-life objects to represent the 2D shapes. 

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Development Matters

40 – 60 Months
(MS-8) Beginning to use mathematical names for ‘solid’ 3D shapes and ‘flat’ 2D shapes, and mathematical terms to describe shapes.
(MS-9) Selects a particular named shape.

Early Learning Goal
(ELG12) (ELG12) Children use everyday language to talk about size, weight, capacity, position, distance, time and money to compare quantities and objects and to solve problems. They recognise, create and describe patterns. They explore characteristics of everyday objects and shapes and use mathematical language
to describe them.