Inside: Learning shapes is easy with these fun, hands-on activities! Each idea builds different toddler and preschool skills and can be done at home or in the classroom!
Learning shapes can be part of every day with toddlers and preschoolers.
Ditch the flashcards and workbooks and try one of these fun and engaging activities.
They are sure to build toddler and preschool shape recognition skills!
Learning Shapes with 25+ Fun Activities
Each activity has been categorized by subject. Some might be more suitable for preschoolers rather than toddlers, so choose according to your children’s learning levels.
Recycled Shapes Process Art (Mosswood Connections)
Shape Sorting Sensory Bin (Stir the Wonder)
Exploring Geometric Shapes Math Activity (Little Bins for Little Hands)
Felt Shape Sorting (My Bored Toddler)
Name Shape Spelling with the book Mouse Shapes (Growing Book by Book)
DIY Shape Bubble Wands (NurtureStore)
Shape Slime (Pocket of Preschool)
Sticky Shape Wall (Busy Toddler)
Paper Plate Shapes (Laughing Kids Learn)
Shape Sorting Tray (Mess for Less)
Touch and Feel Shapes (Teach Me Mommy)
Colors and Shapes Gross Motor Hop (Sara J Creations)
Finding Shapes at the Playground (Buggy and Buddy)
2D Shape Activity (Laughing Kids Learn)
Building Shapes with Marshmallows and Toothpicks (Homeschool Preschool)
Shaving Cream Blocks (Busy Toddler)
Music & Movement
20 Shape Rhymes, Action Songs & Finger Plays (Childhood 101)
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These clever little rhymes teach children how to draw the shape and what objects in real life look like in that shape.
Along with the 8 shape rhymes, you will receive the audio version.
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Shapes Fine Motor Activities
Now available: Shapes fine motor activities pack. Fun activities that work on building fine motor skills all with a shapes theme!
Prep once and use over and over again.