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Dice Shapes


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Dice Shapes

In this activity, learners compete in a game to cover the most area by drawing randomly-generated rectangles on graph paper. Explore the concept of arrays as a method of arranging objects, numbers, or pictures in rows and columns. This activity uses low cost materials and can be done at home. Activity includes step-by-step instructions with pictures and printable graph paper.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
$1 - $5 per group of students

Age Range:
Ages 8 - 14

Resource Type:
Activity

Language:
English

Materials List (per group of students)


  • 2 dice
  • Graph paper (printable)
  • Highlighters or markers (a different color for each player)

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Subjects


  • Mathematics
    • Geometry

Informal Categories


  • Games

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