# Math (Shapes)

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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1. 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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