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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

Closed/Open Shape Shoot

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

Finding Symmetry - One Line NEW!

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.

Tessellate Decorate - Rectangles! NEW!

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

Four Piece Tangram

Recognise and manipulate familiar shapes to fill the design.

Geoboard - Mobile Device friendly NEW!

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 Shape Shoot

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

Shape Lab

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

Shape overlays - Find and Cut NEW!

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.

Tesselate Decorate - Three Shapes! NEW!

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

2D Shapes - BBC

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

Can’t Wait to Tessellate

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

Geoboard - Mobile Device friendly NEW!

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.

Pattern Shapes - Mobile Device friendly NEW!

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

Polygon Playground

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

Shape Fractions

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 InvadersMobile Friendly Version

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.

Shape MakerMobile Friendly Version

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

Shape Shoot

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

Shapes in Space

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.

Tangram Game

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

Tangram Puzzles

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

Tesselate Decorate - Equilateral Triangles! NEW!

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.

Tesselate Decorate - Rhombuses! NEW!

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.

Tesselate Decorate - Three Shapes! NEW!

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.

Tesselate Decorate - Trapeziums! NEW!

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.

Under the Sea

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

3D Shapes - BBC

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!

Calamity's Quest

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

Design your own park

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.

Finding Symmetry - One Line NEW!

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.

Geometric Solids

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.

Similar and Congruent Shape Shoot

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

Symmetry Sort

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

Tesselate Decorate - Equilateral Triangles! NEW!

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.

Tesselate Decorate - Rhombuses! NEW!

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.

Tesselate Decorate - Trapeziums! NEW!

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.

Tessellate

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

Tessellation Tiles

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

Finding the Area of Compound Shapes NEW!

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.

Finding the Area of Rectangles NEW!

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.

Pattern Shapes - Mobile Device friendly NEW!

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

Quadrilateral Shape Shoot

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

Shape Class

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

Tesselate Decorate - Triangles and Hexagons! NEW!

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.

The Shapemaker Part 1 NEW!

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?

U Fix It with Ziff

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

3D Paper Models and Nets

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.

3D Shapes - BBC

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!

Airlines Builder

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.

The Shapemaker - Simple Objects NEW!

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.

The Shapemaker Part 1 NEW!

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?

Triangle/Angle Shoot

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

3D Paper Models/Nets

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.

Circles and Pi

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

Isometric Drawing Tool

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

Spiromath NEW!

Use maths equations to draw beautiful pictures.

Back to TopYear 7 - Coming after l have a cup of tea and a lie down... Australian Curriculum Yr 7 Achievement Standard