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Week 1st March


LO- Explore 2d shapes 

First stand up and join in counting to 20.

Let's Count to 20 Song For Kids

Let's sing and count to 20 in this fun children's song!

Last term we looked at all the different names for 2d shapes. 

Today, watch the video to recap the shape names and how we see shapes all around us.

2D Shapes - BBC Bitesize

2D shapes are flat shapes


Today I would like you to go on a 2d shape hunt, you might do this on a walk with your grown up or you might find some in the house. Then tell your Grown ups the name of the 2d shape.


LO- Explore shape properties 

First join in the days of the week song.

Days of the week - Adam's Family (Dr. Jean)

 Yesterday you went on a 2d shape hunt. Today I want you to think about what the different shapes look like and how they are all different.

Look at the different shapes, how many sides do the have? How many corners? Do some have longer sides?


Click the power point below. It will show you part of a shape, try and name the 2d shape before you see all of it.


LO- Explore 2d shape oval

First join in with counting to 20

Number song 1-20 for children | Counting numbers | The Singing Walrus


Today we are learning about a shape named 'oval'. This shape looks a little bit like a squashed circle, or a long circle, it has 1 side like a circle and no corners. Here it is below-

Click the video below to learn more about the 'oval'

Oval | Words with Puffballs (Sesame Studios)

The word of the day is oval! An oval is a shape that looks like a squished circle. It's round with no sides or angles. Can you find things that are shaped li...


Try and find things around the house that are oval shaped. Then try and draw an oval shape, you could make the oval into a face.


LO- Use 2d shapes for a purpose

First join in with the song. Make different shapes using your body.

Shapes for Kids | 2D Shapes | Shapes Song | Shape Up| Jack Hartmann

Shape Up

Today think about all of the 2d shapes we have used. Think about what we could do if we used the shapes to make different pictures. Look how people have used shaped to create these nocturnal animals.


Make an animal using 3d shapes. (Grown ups- you can draw some shapes and cut them out, let your child arrange them to make a nocturnal animal.)


LO- Make shapes 


Remember all the 2d shapes a different,  some have 4 sides, some have 2 and some have more. Today I want you to watch the video below to recap how the different shapes look. 

This will help you when you make your own shapes.

Simple 2D Shapes

This video looks at some of the properties of 2D shapes


Create different shapes in different ways. You could use playdough, cotton buds, straws or even people in your house.