Objects have shape and form. Simple shapes are classified according to their number of edges and points.
An edge is a line segment on a boundary, on solids it is where two faces meet. A point or vertex is a corner where edges meet. Can you see the edges and points in the following shapes and solids.
ACTIVITY 1: ACTIVITY TO BEGIN THIS LESSON: MY TOY TRAIN
Let an adult help you do this activity. Cut out many shapes from a cardboard. Colour them and stick the shapes together to make one of the toy trains below. Describe the shapes you made to make the train.
ACTIVITY 2: BUILDING MODELS USING SHAPES
We can use shapes around us to build models, such as a robot and a rocket.
Create your own models using shapes around your home. Remember to decorate your models. Draw the models in your math journal. Write sentences to describe them.
ACTIVITY 3:TYPES OF PYRAMIDS