Shapes Flannel Board Song

We are wrapping up Shapes week with this flannel board song to the tune of “Are You Sleeping?” My daughter insists on everything have a “happy mouth” so our flannel shapes are HAPPY SHAPES! Repeat the song for each shape that you have and count the sides together. Make your own or buy a setContinue reading “Shapes Flannel Board Song”

Shapes Rocket and Alien Craft

Create this cute and simple popsicle stick alien and “pocket” rocket ship with your toddler or preschooler. Here is what you will need to recreate this at home! For the Alien: Googly eyes (different sizes) 2 Jumbo popsicle sticks 2 regular popsicle sticks Tacky glue Scissors Tape (optional) Tape and/or glue the two Jumbo sticksContinue reading “Shapes Rocket and Alien Craft”

Shapes Keys

We made these popsicle stick keys when the kids starting fighting over a pair of toy keys. We’ve had fun deciding what each key “unlocks” and going around the house “unlocking” things. My favorite is the heart key. I told them it unlocks my heart and then give them a big hug! All you needContinue reading “Shapes Keys”

Shapes Bean Bag Toss Game

Ugh! It’s too hot to play outside already! So we’re expanding our shapes knowledge INDOORS with this fun and versatile game! I used painters tape to make several shapes on the floor and made some DIY toss bags with rice. The kids first instinct was to hop on different shapes, so we worked in twoContinue reading “Shapes Bean Bag Toss Game”

Books About Shapes

We are focusing on shapes this week, exploring how many sides each have and finding shapes all around. We found these great picture books at our local library using a SUBJECT search for “Shapes — juvenile fiction.” Using these search terms in a subject search will help you find children’s fiction about shapes instead ofContinue reading “Books About Shapes”

Name-saurus Shapes Craft

Make a new dinosaur using basic shapes and encourage your child to name it and tell you three things about their new dinosaur! Book: Oh Say Can You Say Di-no-saur by Bonnie Worth (Cat in the Hat Learning Library) Supplies needed:2 colors of construction paperScissorsRulerPencilGlue stickMarkers (optional to draw face) On the first piece ofContinue reading “Name-saurus Shapes Craft”