# Shapes and Measurements

## Toothpicks and Clay

Each player will be given 3 shape cards and will have to recreate the shape using clay and toothpicks.

## Parallel and Perpendicular

A deck of cards has three types of cards: parallel, Perpendicular and straight. The player must place sticks based on the cards and the player that reaches the finish line first wins!

## Shape Categories

Players will draw columns with different titles for example cylinder. The player will have a set time to write as many objects with that shape and the properties of the shape. After all the columns are filled, the player with the most points wins.

## Speed Measurements

The facilitator will ask the players to create cylinders with a specific total surface area and they must come up with hypothetical dimensions. The group with the most accurate figure wins.

## 3D Shapes

Each player will draw 4 cards and will attempt to make the shapes using small spheres of playdough as vertices and matchsticks as edges. The first player to finish all the shapes wins.

## Straw Polygons

Players will cut straws to make 4 polygons and then they will measure the perimeter of the shapes. Players will then convert their answers into a ratio and simplify them. The first one to share their simplified ratio wins!

## Dice game

The two players will have to roll dices multiple times to get the width and lengths of the shapes. The two players will calculate the composite area and the player with the highest number wins.

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