When studying shape, I cut a long piece of string or elastic and tie to create a loop.
Groups of children stand inside the group and move back until the string/elastic is taut against the back of their legs.
I call out a shape and the children have to work as a team to make that shape, e.g 4 members will jump in to be a square, one will jump out to make a triangle and so on!
Encourages teamwork and how many sides & verticies (points) each shape has!
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