By: Kindergarten teachers
“Learning shapes not only helps children identify and organize visual information, and it helps them learn skills in other curriculum areas, including reading, math, and science.” Jennie Ito, Ph.D. Child Development Expert
Learning 3D shapes in Math can be fun. Kindergarten teachers can create an environment in which students are eager to explore and learn about math. Teachers and parents can provide appropriate materials and opportunities to help Kindergarten understand the topic. Math can be a part of daily routines, activities, and interactions in Kindergarten.
In kindergarten 1, the student can learn to identify two-dimensional until three-dimensional shapes and name cubes, cones, spheres, and cylinders using material that you can find at home, such as party hats, legos, cubes, balls, etc. Teachers expose students to various shapes and help them analyze three-dimensional shapes in multiple sizes and orientations. They can see and make a comparison between the picture and the real one.
Online teaching is quite challenging for both the teacher and the students. The teachers find a way how to be creative to deliver the lesson in online education. The students need to understand the lesson, and they can do the worksheet independently.
Kindergarten teachers make a creative presentation to explain the lesson. After the theory is done, then we do fun activities. The teacher will ask the student to prepare all of the material and put them on the table. The games start. We will ask randomly one by one for every student for the correct shape, and they need to match with the thing they have already prepared before.
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