Shapes

Why shapes are important for children?

Teaching shapes to children is an important educational activity. The ability to recognize and describe shapes is a fundamental skill that provides a foundation for more advanced skills.

Activities

Activity #1

Handled Sponge Stamps

Materials:

  • Paper Towel roll center                                               Resultado de imagen para handled sponge stamp
  • Shape Sponges
  • water paint
  • Scissors
  • Hot Glue

Procedure:

The kid will paint a figure in a white sheet using shape sponges and water paint of any color.

https://ithappensinablink.com/handled-sponge-stamps-viva-vantage-paper-towels/

Activity #2

Shape Monsters

Materials:

  • Shape Monster Printables                                    Resultado de imagen para shape monsters
  • Color Markers
  • Glue
  • Tape
  • Collage Materials (chenille stems, googly eyes ,cotton balls, black sequins, and colored paper strips.)
  • Scissors

Procedure:

Children will create a monster with a shape and decorate it as they want.

https://www.fantasticfunandlearning.com/shape-monsters-collage-art.html

Activity #3

Train track shape building

Material:

  • Wooden train track                                               
  • Printable cards

Procedure:

The child will chose a card shape and then observe if he can recreate it with his tracks.

https://www.sunnydayfamily.com/2017/05/shape-activity.html

Activity #4

Dot to Dot shape

Materials:

  • Paper                                                                             Dot to Dot Shapes is a fun hands-on activity that your students or children will very much enjoy.

  • Crayons or markers

Procedure:

Children will use a marker or crayon to create their shape by tracing from one dot to the next.

https://www.adabofgluewilldo.com/dot-dot-shapes/

Activity #5

Shape animal craft

Materials:

  • Construction Paper
  • Markers                                                                        Dibujos
  • Scissors

Procedure:

The child will create an animal using contruction paper shapes.

http://craftybeecreations.com/2016/06/01/shape-animal-crafts/

Eco Material

Fish Shape

Materials

  • Plastic plate                                                                 20181026_171703[1]
  • Paint
  • Googly eyes

Procedure:

The child will do a fish using recycle material, he will cut the plate doing a triangle for the fish mouth and paint as he want , and final draw some shapes in the fish.

 

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Mariana uh

I am a future preschool teacher who wants to help other teachers to have ideas working on different topics with kids in a fun way.

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