youcubed: Building Shapes (K)

This is one of our favorite team building activities.

Students work together using a rope to create 2-D shapes. The teacher plays the role of the skeptic and asks students to justify how they know their shape satisfies its defined characteristics. You can ask students to work in small groups to build the shapes or you can use a big rope and have the class work together to build the shapes.


Geometry
K-6, Educator

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