Shape Sorting Boxes

Product Code: EY02143
A set of Shape Discovery Boxes designed to introduce basic shapes through tactile exploration.
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Technical Summary


Helping to Support Teaching and Learning

Shape Recognition

These boxes are ideal for early shape recognition, offering a hands-on approach to learning. Each box is filled with items that exemplify their specific shape, making abstract concepts tangible.

Sorting and Classifying

Children can collect, sort, and classify the shapes, enhancing their understanding of geometry through interactive play. This activity supports cognitive development by encouraging logical thinking.

Vocabulary Development

Engaging with these shapes also aids in vocabulary development. As children describe and discuss the shapes, they expand their descriptive language skills in a meaningful context.

Explorative Learning

Encourages children to explore shapes, developing an understanding of spatial relationships and shape properties through direct interaction.

EYFS Mathematics Support

Aligned with EYFS, this resource aids in achieving key educational aims like playing freely with shapes and discussing their characteristics, supporting the mathematics curriculum.

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Shape Sorting Boxes

A set of Shape Discovery Boxes designed to introduce basic shapes through tactile exploration.


  • Shapes Discovery Boxes engage children in learning basic shapes, enhancing cognitive and communicative skills. As children handle various shaped items, they identify and articulate differences and similarities.

  • Our product supports the EYFS curriculum by promoting free play and discussions about shapes, crucial for developing mathematical language and comprehension. It also boosts communication as children name and describe the shapes they encounter.

  • Each set includes four boxes and contains sixteen accessories, lending itself to both individual exploration and cooperative group activities, making it an effective tool for early learning environments.

Supports the National Curriculum

EYFS, Mathematics

Encourage children to play freely with blocks, shapes, puzzles, and shape sorters.

EYFS, Communication & Language

Encourages the recognition and naming of objects by playing with items such as small world animals, soft toys or tea and picnic sets.

EYFS, Communication & Language

Develops a wider range of vocabulary.

Technical Summary


    Product includes

  • 4 x Shaped Boxes,16 x Accessories (4 per box)

  • Pack size

  • 20

  • Age Range

  • Suitable from birth

Size and measurements


  • 125 mm

  • Width

  • 125 mm