Shape and space in the primary curriculum
 

3-D shapes - infants

Content for junior infant class

The child should be enabled to

  • Sort 3-D shapes, regular and irregular
    List things that do/do not roll, do/do not fit together
    Make constructions with 3-D shapes and discuss them
  • Solve tasks and problems involving shape

Content for senior infant class

The child should be enabled to

  • Sort, describe and name 3-D shapes: cube, cuboid, sphere and cylinder
    Name edge, corner, face, straight, curved, round and flat
    Sort shapes according to rules, e.g. objects with four sides, objects that roll
  • Combine 3-D shapes to make other shapes
  • Solve tasks and problems involving shape