Play a matching game with index cards. Make identical sets of index cards with a shape drawn on each card (so that you have 2 cards with circles, 2 with triangles, etc.).
Turn cards over and match the shapes for a game of concentration. For beginners, have children match the shapes first without playing concentration.
Variation: Color […]
Help your little one recognize geometric shapes by talking about the shapes of things in your environment. For example, “The living room window is in the shape of a rectangle.” “The car tire is in the shape of a circle.”
Ask your child to find similar shapes. The more you identify and talk about shapes, the […]
Draw some shapes on paper with a pencil. Invite your child to trace over them with a colorful marker.
Say the name of the shape out loud as they trace it.
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