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Shape Recognition

I am always looking for ways to teach and occupy my two year old while I homeschool my older two girls. My focus with him lately has been recognizing shapes and colors. I have some flash cards with shapes and colors and he does really well with them. So I decided to try something new and it was a big hit with my little guy!

First I used painter’s tape to make the shapes from the flash cards on the floor.

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Then I gave my little guy the cards mixed up on the floor and asked him to match the shapes.

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He did so well and had lots of fun.

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When he was all done he was so proud of himself!

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I loved it because after once through with me he kept redoing it alone 🙂 It gave me time to work with the girls on reading. Thanks for stopping by!
Johanna

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About crazyblessedlife

I'm a homeschool mother of two adorable girls only 11 months apart, and a sweet little boy. I love with being their mommy. My husband is a camp manager. I am passionate about being a stay-at-home mother and homemaker, its such an exciting, exhausting and rewarding job!

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5 thoughts on “Shape Recognition

  1. I love the shape recognition idea. I think that would work on older children too, perhaps add something extra like colour etc.
    Thanks for the great idea!

    Posted by Sonja | March 7, 2013, 2:56 pm
  2. Great idea! I know Noah had fun with this.

    Posted by sheila fish | March 7, 2013, 5:18 pm
  3. Great idea. I know my little one would love this!

    Posted by mummyshymz | March 8, 2013, 3:41 am
  4. If you’ve still got the tape on the floor, the next step could be pulling together a collection of household items that are one of the shapes (ball, block, etc) , and having him sort THOSE onto the tape shapes. Might be a little more challenging if he’s ready for it!

    Posted by Barb | March 11, 2013, 10:46 am
  5. love this idea, I have a busy three year old, and am always looking for things to keep her busy while homeschooling my 14 year old! Thanks, Paige – Georgia

    Posted by Paige | November 20, 2013, 9:47 am

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