Foundation - Group objects based on common characteristics and sort shapes and objects. Students sort, describe and name familiar two-dimensional shapes and three-dimensional objects in the environment.
Australian Curriculum Yr F Achievement Standard

Can you tell the difference between an open and a closed shape? Six games to complete.

Explore a secret garden to find shapes with one line of symmetry. Look for shapes that are hidden in objects, for example a bush, crocodile and fountain. Use the testing wand to fold the shapes into matching halves. Check your prediction. Find and test more hidden shapes.

Decorate a room in a house with patterns made of rectangles. Select a tessellation of rectangles to make. Copy the pattern and see it cover part of the room. Finish decorating the room with two more tessellations. Create your own designs with the rectangles in the play space.

Year 1 - Recognise and classify familiar two dimensional shapes and three-dimensional objects using obvious features.
Australian Curriculum Yr 1 Achievement Standard

Recognise and manipulate familiar shapes to fill the design.

A wonderful teaching resource for exploring shapes. Choose from two sizes of geoboard and stretch out the bands to make your shapes, change colour, shapes and sizes.

Polygon or not a polygon? How do you know? Six levels to help you 'get' this idea.

Help Pablo finish his invention by handing him the right shape. Three levels beginning with 2D shapes and advancing to 3D shapes.

Make a target shape by positioning a simple shape over another shape. Cut out the new shape formed by the intersection of the other two shapes. For example, form a hexagon by overlaying a diamond onto a rectangle. Use the shape overlay to complete a picture.

Decorate a room in a house with patterns made of rhombuses, squares and equilateral triangles. Select tessellations of rhombuses and equilateral triangles, or rhombuses, squares and equilateral triangles to make. Copy the pattern and see it cover part of the room.

Back to TopYear 2 - Recognise the features of three-dimensional objects. Students divide collections and shapes into halves, quarters and eighths. They order shapes and objects and draw two-dimensional shapes.
Australian Curriculum Yr 2 Achievement Standard

Help Dick and Dom recognise 2D shapes. Takes a while to load but is great fun! Four games.

Learn about what 'tessellate' means and test what shapes tessellate by making a picture.

A wonderful teaching resource for exploring shapes. Choose from two sizes of geoboard and stretch out the bands to make your shapes, change colour, shapes and sizes.

Try making patterns, tessellations or pictures with shapes. Explore geometry and fractions or investigate symmetry.

Drag all sorts of polygons to make thousands of shape pictures.

Use this tool to explore how to express fractions and display them in different ways. Divide simple shapes into equal parts. Select regions, then express the area selected as a fraction (or equivalent).

Shape Invaders bombard the Earth with imposter shapes. Hexagon Man's job is to destroy the imposter shapes. If the message is 'Save the Cubes', blast all shapes that are not cubes. Lots of levels.

Build, print and save pictures made of 12 different 2D shapes or see how fast you can build a shape using the online geoboard!

Shoot shapes according to their name and features. Four levels to explore. Blast away!

A space game where you can revise the properties of 2D and 3D shapes and blast the shapes when you get them right! Loads of levels.

Use the 7 shapes from a tangram to make a whole stack of great pictures. There are hints to help you!

Cover the shape with the tangram blocks so there is no gaps. Fortunetly there's a 'Hint' button!

Decorate a room in a house with patterns made of hexagons and triangles. Choose a tessellation of hexagons and triangles to make. Copy the pattern and see it cover part of the room. Finish decorating the room with two more tessellations.

Decorate a room in a house with patterns made of rhombuses. Select a tessellation of rhombuses to make. Copy the pattern and see it cover part of the room. Create your own designs with the rhombuses in the play space.

Decorate a room in a house with patterns made of rhombuses, squares and equilateral triangles. Select tessellations of rhombuses and equilateral triangles, or rhombuses, squares and equilateral triangles to make. Copy the pattern and see it cover part of the room.

Decorate a room in a house with patterns made of trapeziums. Choose a part of the room to decorate. Select a tessellation of trapeziums to make. Copy the pattern and see it cover part of the room. Create your own designs with the trapeziums in the play space.

Can you tell how many vertices (corners) and sides are on these 2D and 3D shapes?

Back to TopYear 3 - Make models of three dimensional objects and describe key features.

Australian Curriculum Yr 3 Achievement Standard

Australian Curriculum Yr 3 Achievement Standard

Use your knowledge of 3D shapes to collect biorods and prevent the evil Roboids from taking over the earth. Takes a while to load but has great graphics!

Can you to solve the mathematical problems involving shapes, symmetry and position to help Captain Calamity rescue Princess Amber?

Help a town planner to design a site plan for a park. Choose regions on a grid for picnic tables, swings, sandpits or ponds etc. Explore fractions and display them in different ways.

Explore a secret garden to find shapes with one line of symmetry. Look for shapes that are hidden in objects, for example a bush, crocodile and fountain. Use the testing wand to fold the shapes into matching halves. Check your prediction. Find and test more hidden shapes.

This tool allows you to learn about geometric solids and their nets. You can manipulate and color each shape to explore the number of faces, edges and vertices.

So that's what 'similar' and 'congruent' shapes mean! 6 levels.

A symmetry matching game against the clock. Can you spot the symmetrical shapes?

Decorate a room in a house with patterns made of hexagons and triangles. Choose a tessellation of hexagons and triangles to make. Copy the pattern and see it cover part of the room. Finish decorating the room with two more tessellations.

Decorate a room in a house with patterns made of rhombuses. Select a tessellation of rhombuses to make. Copy the pattern and see it cover part of the room. Create your own designs with the rhombuses in the play space.

Decorate a room in a house with patterns made of trapeziums. Choose a part of the room to decorate. Select a tessellation of trapeziums to make. Copy the pattern and see it cover part of the room. Create your own designs with the trapeziums in the play space.

Create your own tessellating shape by moving the edges of a shape then choose the colours for the repeated pattern.

A tool to show how shapes or combinations of shapes tesselate. Basic shapes can be dragged, rotated and coloured.

Back to TopYear 4 - Compare the areas of regular and irregular shapes by informal means. Compare and describe two dimensional shapes that result from combining and splitting common shapes, with and without the use of digital technologies.

Australian Curriculum Yr 4 Achievement Standard

Australian Curriculum Yr 4 Achievement Standard

Estimate the area of a shape based on rectangles. Place rows and columns of squares inside two rectangles to work out the correct formula for finding area.

Guess the area of a rectangle on a grid by estimating how many squares will fill it. Test to see if you're right. Place rows and columns of chocolate squares inside the rectangle to figure this out.

Try making patterns, tessellations or pictures with shapes. Explore geometry and fractions or investigate symmetry.

There's 6 types of quadrilaterals to shoot. Loads of levels to work through but you have to know your parallelogram from your rectangle

Look at the shapes as they go past. Can you drag them into the right groups?

Decorate a room in a house with patterns made of hexagons and triangles. Choose a part of the room to decorate. Choose a tessellation of hexagons and triangles to make. Create your own designs with the hexagons and triangles in the play space.

If you extrude or spin complex 2D shapes, what 3D objects will they become? Choose a shape such as a semicircle, circle, triangle or rectangle and imagine it being extruded or spun around an axis of your choice. What 3D block do you imagine your 2D shape will make?

Use a lazer cutter to fix up sides of Ziff's house. Each piece has to be measured and fitted correctly. Great graphics! Six levels.

Back to TopYear 5 - Connect three-dimensional objects with their nets and other two-dimensional representations.
Australian Curriculum Yr 5 Achievement Standard

A site full of amazing nets to print out and make. There are some incredible shapes. The soccer ball is amazing! Good for Christmas stars too.

Use your knowledge of 3D shapes to collect biorods and prevent the evil Roboids from taking over the earth. Takes a while to load but has great graphics!

Dr. Marbles is building a new cyber ship and he needs your help to create it. Use your knowledge of area and perimeter to help him launch it.

Learn how to transform 2D shapes into simple 3D objects. Start with a circle, triangle, square or rectangle. You can spin the 2D shape on its central axis, in the way a coin spins on a table. Or you could extrude it in the way toothpaste is squeezed from a tube.

If you extrude or spin complex 2D shapes, what 3D objects will they become? Choose a shape such as a semicircle, circle, triangle or rectangle and imagine it being extruded or spun around an axis of your choice. What 3D block do you imagine your 2D shape will make?

Three games to choose from. Shoot the right type of angle or triangle. Loads of fun but you have to know your shape words. Three levels.

Back to TopYear 6 - Construct simple prisms and pyramids.
Australian Curriculum Yr 6 Achievement Standard

A site full of amazing nets to print out and make. There are some incredible shapes. The soccer ball is amazing! Good for Christmas stars too.

How can you find out about the relationship between circle measurements? With Pi.

Draw figures using edges, faces, or cubes. You can shift, rotate, color and view in 2D or 3D. Lots of fun build stuff.

Use maths equations to draw beautiful pictures.

Back to TopYear 7 - Draw different views of prisms and solids formed from combinations of prisms. Australian Curriculum Yr 7 Achievement Standard

Estimate the area of a simple polygon on a grid. Try counting squares on the grid to help you do that. Cut the shape into rectangles and triangles and then use a formula to calculate the exact area for each of the simple shapes.

Estimate the number of named polygons (shapes such as squares and rectangles) on a range of prisms and polyhedra such as a cuboid, square pyramid or hexagonal prism. Rotate it to see and paint all of its faces. Was your estimate correct?

Look at a 2D picture of a group of objects such as cylinders, cones and cuboids sitting on a base grid. Try to find a match for that picture, working from a different point of view with the same set of 3D objects on a base grid.

Draw different views of prisms and solids formed from combinations of prisms. 'Viewfinder All Angles' is harder than this so start here.