This activity is designed for families with children in grades 4-7. You will learn about different types of quadrilaterals (4-sided closed shapes), and how to identify them.

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For Grown Ups

This activity is for you and your kids to do together or for your kids to do on their own. You don’t have to know the math in advance. Be open to exploration, and ask questions such as “How did you do that?” and “How do you know?”

For Children

Gather the following materials and get ready to make a set of shapes. Along the way you’ll learn a bit of math. If you get stuck on any step, take a breath and try again. It’s okay if you need to restart and use more materials. Good luck and have fun!

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