Posted by **Micheal** on Wednesday, April 9, 2008 at 7:39pm.

How can teaching children the 4 basic shapes (circle, triangle, square and rectangle) be benificial to a five year old's mathematical development?

What is so important about knowing these four basic or simple shape?

Just very curios to find out.. thanks

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, April 9, 2008 at 7:55pm
Mathematics is not only linear numbers (2 + 2 = 4), but also spatial (shapes). A five-year-old's brain is ready to recognize and verbalize about these basic shapes.

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**chris**, Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at 4:56pm
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