Shapes
Preschool Activities and Crafts


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Come and have fun with shapes activities for preschool and kindergarten.  Visit a theme to find activities that include easy instructions and a list of materials needed.  You will find crafts, printable activities, and related resources.

Theme Lesson Plans
Books The Shape of Things
Coloring and Printable Activities Coloring pages, flash cards and worksheets
Community Helpers * The Farmer or Shepherd: Easy Shapes Little Boy Blue
* The Baker:  Shapes Baker's Hat
Crafts - Shapes   
Circles

* Circles Caterpillar Craft
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Circles Centipede Craft
* Circle Olympic Medal to Wear | Make an Olympic Flag
* Circles Panda Crafts
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Circles Sand dollar Banner
* Circle Shapes Teddy Bear [head]
* Circle Shapes Teddy Bear Craft
* DLTK's Circle Bear Craft [external link]

Heart 

Heart Shapes Animals Crafts (various)

Ovals (egg)

* Ovals Mouse
* Ovals Penguin
* Ovals Snake

Star

* Star theme crafts
* Starfish or Sea Star crafts

Rectangle

Xylophone Craft

Various shapes with each craft

* Autumn | Fall Family Landscape Craft
* Balloon > Shapes Hot Air Balloon
* Shapes Baker's Hat
* Shapes Chick Craft | Shapes Chicken Craft or Hen Craft
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Shapes Clown Craft
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Shapes Duck Craft
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Shapes Elephant Craft | Shapes Elephant Head (CD) Craft
* Shapes Hearts and Home Bookmark Craft
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Shapes House or Home Craft
* Oval:  Humpty Dumpty Paper Craft
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Shapes Ice Cream Cone Craft
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Shapes Leprechaun | Shapes Leprechaun hat
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Shapes Little Boy Blue (Farmer or Shepherd)
* Shapes Owl Craft
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Shapes Post-It Note Holder Flag 
(3 color versions and black & white)

* Shapes Pumpkin Craft (Optional hat and bandana for Scarecrow version)
* Shapes Santa Claus | Santa Claus and Wreath
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Shapes Star
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Shapes Turtle or Tortoise Craft
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Shapes Trees Craft | Shapes Christmas Tree
* U.S.A. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag Bookmark Craft
* United States Patriotic Bookmark Craft-2 Versios
* Scarecrow Pumpkin Craft
* Wizard Craft

Holidays and Events Australia Day-Jan. 26: Hearts Koala Crafts
St. Valentine's Day (Feb),  Mother's Day (May), Father's Day (June), Grandparent's Day (Sept.), Teachers & Child Care Provider's Appreciation Day (May)
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Easy Shapes Greeting Cards
* Easy Shapes Post-It Note Holder Flag
(3 color versions and black & white)

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Hearts and Home Bookmark Craft
* Hearts Shapes Animals Crafts
March:  St. Patrick's Day & Irish American Heritage Month: 
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Shapes Leprechaun | Shapes Leprechaun hat
April > Arbor Day - Earth Day | June > World Environment Day:
Easy Shapes Trees Craft
Easter > March or April
* Shapes Chick Craft
* Shapes Chicken or Little Red Hen Craft
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Shapes Duck or Duckling Craft
* Shapes Greeting Cards 
(Bunny Rabbit Theme &  Bible: He is Risen)

* Hearts Bunny Rabbit or Hare Craft
* Hearts Lamb | Sheep Craft
England's Mothering Sunday: Easy Shapes Greeting Card
May: Child Care Provider Appreciation Day
Teacher's Appreciation Week
* Hearts Wise Owl Craft with Apple
* Heart Animal Crafts
Fourth of July - Independence Day
* Easy Shapes Post-It Note Holder Flag
Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag Bookmark Craft
* United States Patriotic Circles Teddy Bear
Halloween | Autumn
* Scarecrow Pumpkin or Jack-o'-Lantern Craft
* Wizard Craft
Christmas | Winter:
* Easy Shapes Santa Claus
* Hearts Penguin Craft

* Fun Colors and Shapes with Santa Claus
* Fun Colors and Shapes Christmas Tree
Nursery Rhymes Visit Nursery Rhymes section to find activities related to shapes.
Science Practice the Circle with The Eight Planets  
Online Story time & Activities * The Story of Shapes and I Spy Shapes (activity)
* Shapes of Trees:  Trees are Terrific ... Travels with Pierre
Seasons Autumn | Fall Family Landscape Craft
Shapes * Circles Around Our Home
* I Can Trace and Decorate Shapes Activity Pages
Teddy Bears * Easy Shapes Teddy Bear Head Craft
* Easy Shapes Teddy Bear Craft