Seed Packet Shape Building Mats

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This seed packet shape mat building set was created to be part of a gardening unit. Please take a moment to check on the other activities in the Garden Week series. There are also several other shape building mats available. Some of them are shared at the end of this post.

Getting the Seed Packet Shape Building Mats

This set is a PDF.   When you download it, you will need to open it with a PDF reader. Acrobat Reader is a popular reader that you can download to use. You probably have it on your computer already.

Great Manipulatives To Use With the Set

  • Buttons
  • Unifix Cubes
  • Glass Pebbles
  • Counting Bears
  • Craft Sticks
  • Beans
  • Plastic Soda Caps
  • Wooden Cubes
  • Q-Tips
  • Bread Tags

Getting Ready to Use the Seed Packet Shape Building Mats

If you plan on using the mats over and over again, you will want to laminate or place them in a plastic sleeve. Below you will find some wonderful lamination tools.

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Exploring the Shapes Mats

There are a number of ways to explore the set of mats.

  • They can be used in a center or with a whole group.
  • Next, they can be used in a free exploration or to do non-standard measurements.
  • The mats can be filled with objects that are that shape or be taken a shape scavenger hunt.
  • Finally, can fill the shape or cover the outline.

More Shape Mats

Exploring Shapes on Bee Shape Mats

STEM Challenge- Build an Earth Shape

Farm STEM Challenge- Building Shape Fences

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