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Name of Activity:

Shapes of the Day


General and Personal Space, working in small groups

Suggested Grade Level:

K - 2

Materials Needed:

Posters, pictures, or objects of the shapes students will be creating.

Description of Idea

Students will be in groups of fours. The teacher will call out a shape (circle, triangle, square, rectangle etc.). Students will work together to create the shape in their group with their bodies having all children participate.


Letters and numbers could be used as well.

Adaptations for Students with Disabilities

Be sure special need student is included in a group.

Submitted by Karina Trujillo in Stockton, CA. Thanks for contributing to PE Central! Posted on PEC: 1/31/2017.
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Shapes of the Day

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