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# Patterns in shapes

Teacher’s Note: Teacher can encourage children to observe the shapes and discuss the patterns.

Patterns in shapes

Recall

Observe and continue the patterns.

Keywords: Shapes, Patterns

Travel Through

Pongal

What are the shapes you see in this picture? Answer: Triangle, circle, rectangle, oval

Are the shapes repeated? If yes, in what manner? Answer: Yes, repeated patterns.

Teacher’s Note: Teacher can encourage children to observe the shapes and discuss the patterns.

Learn

Let us learn the patterns in shapes by observing them.

Activity

* Take two sets of shapes each namely square and triangle made of colour paper.

* Divide the class into two groups.

* Provide one set of shapes to each group.

* Now the teacher tells the number of shapes to be used to create patterns. (for example, 1 square, 1 triangle)

* Then each of the groups create different patterns on the floor using 1 square and 1 triangle.

* Encourage the groups to create more number of patterns.

* Continue the activity with different number of shapes.

* Various patterns created using the triangle and square shapes are shown below.

Try This

Observe and complete the following patterns.

Activity

King’s crown

Make a King’s crown by folding colour papers into triangles as shown in the above picture.

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