Identifying Shapes: Shaping Up!

by  Wonder Workshop


In this lesson, students will explore basic shapes found in equipment on the playground. Then, students will use shapes to design a new piece of playground equipment that will get them into good physical shape. Finally, they will program Dash to name and “use” this piece of equipment.


Coding Math

Group Size:

1- 3students

Target Grades:

K- 1

Time Required:

1 hour-


  • Students will:

    • recognize and identify shapes.
    • analyze how shapes can be used to design a new piece of playground equipment.
    • program a set of sequenced instructions.