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Using this Plane Shapes and Solid Figures Activity, students create plane shapes and solid figures using marshmallows and toothpicks.
Being able to create shapes builds your students critical thinking and shape recognition skills. This activity supports your hands on learners.
Find the differences between plane shapes and solid figures using toothpicks and marshmallows. NOTE: Toothpicks and Marshmallows NOT included in download
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Introduce this activity by listening to the Have Fun Teaching Shape Song. Next, students share examples of 2-D and 3-D shapes . Then, students create shapes using marshmallows and toothpicks. Finally, students share aspects (sides, edges, etc) of each shape they created. This lesson works well in many different situations as full class, math center, or independent work.
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