1. To insert shapes into your page click the “Shapes” button in either the “Objects” button group on the “Home” tab or the “Illustrations” button group on the “Insert” tab within the Ribbon.
2. Roll your mouse pointer over the shape you want to insert and then click it to select it. Your mouse pointer will appear as a black crosshair when you place it back over the slide. Decide where you want the shape, and then click and drag across the area in the page where you want the selected shape to appear. It will be inserted into your page when you release your mouse button.