What is a Side?
Here, for instance, the rectangle has four sides.
– A side of two-dimensional shape, is called an edge in three-dimensional shape.
All two-dimensional shapes have a side.
Some have three, and some have five.
You can name them all by their sides!
Let’s do it!
Show you child pictures of different two-dimensional shapes. Ask them to count the number of shapes they have and tell them its name. You can further explain how these shapes have been named basis the number of sides they have.