Shape of Life

Goal: This game will teach your child how to identify and describe 2D and basic 3D shapes.

Printed Materials:
Click on the image to download a PDF.


Additional Materials:

  • Purchase Pattern Blocks here
  • Purchase 3D Foam Shapes here

Level 1 – Seed

Download Level 1 How to Play Mat here

Level 2 – Sprout

Download Level 2 How to Play Mat here

Level 3 – Bloom

Download the Level 3 How to Play Mat here

Instructions in Your Preferred Language:


In addition to the How to Play Mats found above, the text of all instructions for this game is available in the following languages: Arabic, Amharic, Chinese (Mandarin), English, Oromo, Somali, Spanish, Russian, Tigrinya, Vietnamese.

Download PDF with all languages here.


For Teachers, Home Visitors, and Childcare Providers:

Download our Instructor Guide for more information about TS GOLD alignment and strategies for introducing the game to children and caregivers.