Common Core Math Vocabulary
Closed Shape - Definition with Examples
What is a closed shape?
In geometry, a closed shape can be defined as a enclosed shape or figure whose line segments and/or curves are connected or meet. They start and end at the same point.
Here are some examples of closed shapes.
Closed shapes are all complete.
Circles and Triangles on a sheet.
Look close! All their ends meet!
Let's do it!
Instead of handing out worksheets to identify or draw closed shapes, give your children playdough and matchsticks. Ask them to make different closed shapes using play dough for curves and match sticks for lines segments.
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