Exploring Shapes with Spielgaben

Playful Learning with Spielgaben is our monthly post sharing Spielgaben in action!  If you missed the introduction to this series, you can see it here. We were given the Spielgaben set to review and are honored to have them as a blog sponsor.

Exploring Shapes with Spielgaben

 

Exploring Shapes

We have been using our Spielgaben set to explore shapes this month. As we continue on with a very loose 1st grade math plan, I choose concepts I want to expose her to before beginning a more formal math program in 2nd grade.

Math Manual, Part 3, Chapter 1 ~ Play 28: Let’s Make Shapes

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We have obviously worked with shapes before, so this was an extension of what she already knew.  For this lesson she learned the word vertex and we made vocabulary cards to go along to reinforce our new words.

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Her other new word was quadrilateral, and we had fun making quadrilaterals together both with the balls and also the sticks.

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Math Manual, Part 3 Chapter 1 ~ Play 29: I Want to Be a TriangleSpielgaben Math Play 29

 

This was a neat lesson built into a fun game.  We used 3 dice each with 1-6 on them.  We organized the sticks in groups as shown below.

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We took turns rolling the dice and using the corresponding stick to build {or not build} a triangle, learning different things along the way – like the fact that you can’t build a triangle every time!

As we moved along she learned about an isosceles triangle!

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We also learned about an equilateral triangle!

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See more math fun we have had with Spielgaben!

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See version 4.0 here!

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Last Day for Build Your Bundle!

 

This sale is now over.  Stay tuned for next year!

 

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Today, May 23, 2016 is the LAST DAY for this year’s Build Your Bundle sale. Some of you will be relieved when the bloggers stop blogging bout this, I understand. But trust me, someone is seeing this for the very first time today and will be so thankful I shared one last time! This sale is a huge blessing to many homeschooling families who purchase through this sale and also us homeschoolers who have products in the bundle. The affiliate earnings are a huge support to our family! So, thank you for being patient with me and the other bloggers sharing this sale one last time today! I pray MANY of you have been blessed with your purchases through this sale!

We have shared some of our favorites this past week.

Bible-9303  World Geography Country Printables 8 Additional Countries  BYB 2016 Favorites

Deciding what to buy isn’t always the easiest during this sale. I truly hope my posts have helped you some! My friend Jolanthe has also written a few posts sharing her favorites. See what she bought here, and see her thoughts about Write Shop D here. Maybe her posts might help you too as you make your final decisions today!