Literature Based Arithmetic

The Village of Round and Square Houses

The Village of Round and Square Houses

Ann Grifalconi

A wonderful tale full of things to explore!  You could also use this book with a study of volcanoes.

3D Shapes:

Read the story and discuss 3D objects.  Then, use construction paper and boxes to build your own houses.  Continue to use the geometry terms as you encourage the buildings.

A FREE printable chart to use for learning about 3D Shapes:

Eat 3D Shapes for snack time: