Glow-in-the-Dark Geometry (Grades K-3), home edition

Grades K-3


Work together at home to make geometric shapes using glowsticks, then flick off the lights to discover and identify shapes. Includes the Parent Guides for Grades K-3 and hands-on materials for up to 4 players.

Activity Details

Math skills covered

  • Identify and describe shapes (K.G.A.2)
  • Analyze and compare shapes (K.G.B.4)
  • Recognize and construct shapes based on their attributes. (2.G.A.1)
  • Identify triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, and hexagons. (2.A.1)
  • Recognize trapezoids, parallelograms, rhombuses, rectangles, and squares as examples of quadrilaterals (3.G.A.1)
  • Express the area of each part of a partitioned shape as a unit fraction of the whole. (3.G.A.2)

What’s included

Digital resources

  • Parent Guides for Grades K-3

Hands-on materials (for up to 4 players)

  • 2 tubes of glowsticks