The 2D Shape Activity Pack is bursting with motivating ways to learn about circles, squares, triangles, rectangles, ovals, rhombuses, trapezoids, hexagons, stars and hearts!! Clip 2D shape sandwiches, make interactive shape flap books, play dice games and so much more…
Grab your set in our shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers!
Middle Brother (age 4.5) loves art projects so, even though he’d completed one of the interactive shape books in his preschool class in the morning, he begged to make the second one at home that afternoon. He colored the cover and cut along the dotted lines to make three flaps.
Lifting each flap, he drew the shape and glued four pictures of real world examples below. A unicycle, compass, Earth and baseball below the circle, a window beneath the square…
(There’s a hexagon, rhombus, trapezoid version too.)
Later, I pulled out a set of playful shape sandwiches. Middle Brother named the shape of each sandwich and then we talked about its characteristics: how many sides it had, how many corners…
He clipped the picture that matched and then grabbed the next card in the pile.
When his older brother (age 6.5) came home from kindergarten later that day, he worked on the clip cards with words. It was a simple way to work on reading and math at the same time!
Over the next few weeks, we reinforced the names and characteristics of 2D shapes by coloring real world objects by shape,
Solving shape puzzles,
Graphing 2D shapes,
Practicing letter writing, letter sounds and shape names,
Building fine motor strength with a batch of hands-on playdough mats,
And working on number recognition and counting with an addictively fun roll and cover game.
(He loved the roll, add and cover version too!)
There’s even a motivating class set of Shape Bingo!
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Hi was trying to find and purchase the 2D and 3D activities
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You can find the 2D and 3D shape activities in our shop. You can also find the same 2D and 3D shape activities from Teachers Pay Teachers. Let me know if you have any trouble with the links!
Sarah // Playdough to Plato Team