Shapes Flashcards

Download free printable shapes flashcards and use them in class today. On this page, you will find both large and small shapes flashcards plus some fun printable board games for teaching about shapes in English. For a fun activity to practice the names of shapes, check out our 2D Shapes Quiz.

Shapes Flashcards

Large Flashcards

ESL Flashcards - Shapes

This PDF is a set of 8 shapes flashcards. Flashcards include triangle, square, heart, circle, diamond, star, pyramid, and cube. These are large flashcards so can be by teachers to show students at the front of the class or to display on the board.

Small Flashcards

Small ESL Flashcards

This PDF is a set of 8 smaller shape flashcards for students to hold. These can be used for many card games such as ‘find your partner’, ‘memory games, line bingo, and many more.

Printable Shapes Board Games

Board Game 1

This board game is best played in pairs and requires one dice. Students take turns in rolling the dice and moving their game piece. After landing on a square, students should make a sentence based on the shape in that square. The aim of the game is to arrive at the center star to win a point. After winning a point, the student goes back to the start and begins again. The student with the most points at the end of the game is the winner. 

Board Game 2 – The Spinner Game

ESL Printable Board Game - Shapes

This Board Game is best played in pairs. Each pair of students needs one pencil and one paper clip. Place the clip in the middle and place the pencil in the middle of the clip. Then flick the paper clip to make it spin and make a sentence using the shape in that area.

Board Game 3 – Race Around the World

ESL Printable Board Games - Shapes

No Need for Dice! In this board game students play rock, scissors, paper and ‘race around the world’. One student moves clockwise and one student moves anti-clockwise. Every time the student moves to a new square they should make a sentence using the shape in that square.

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