Identification of objects by blind folding
Join the dotted line in each of the given figure and write ‘H’ for horizontal line, ‘V’ for vertical line, ‘S’ for slanting line and ‘C’ for curved line.
Teacher’s Note: Teacher can extend this activity and ask children to discuss the other types of lines observed in each of the given figures.
The teacher blindfolds one of the students and asks him/her to take an object and identify the objects by asking questions based on the properties as follows.
Teacher : Is the object in your hand flat or round?
Student : The object is ___________.
Teacher : Now feel the sides. How many sides it has?
Student : It has ___ sides.
Teacher : Are the sides equal, say yes or no ?
Student : _____.
Teacher : Can you guess the shape of the object now?
Student : It’s shape is _____.
Keywords: Cube, Cuboid, Cylinder, Cone, Sphere, Circle, Square, Corner, Edge, Curve, Straight line
Teacher’s Note: Teacher should provide opportunities for all children to familiarize the properties of different shapes.
Tracing curved lines
Keep a bangle on a paper and trace its outline.
Trace the outline of your fingers.
Join the dots and form the shape.
Tracing straight lines
Run a pencil along the box to draw the outline of the shape.
Take a ruler and run a pencil along its side to get its shape.
i) Using a ruler, draw straight line path to help the frog to have his food.
ii) Draw the outline of the river and the cloud using appropriate colour pencil.
Tick the lines found in the alphabets and numerals.