Shapes for kids

Help kids learn geometric shapes with activities including games, crafts, experiments, poems, and songs.

29 Shapes activities

Napkin Folding

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 24 to 48 months

Time:

Teach shapes and basic geometry concepts by folding a napkin. Great for those times that you're waiting for food at a restaurant.

My Ice Cream for Summer

Arts & Crafts by: sumana

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

A craft work of making an ice cream.

My Photo Frame

Arts & Crafts by: sumana

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

This activity will show how easily kids can create their own photo frames.

Boxes and Lids

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Teach rudimentary math skills and motor skills with everyday household items.

Pot Painting

Arts & Crafts by: arjun

Ages: 30 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Make your own colorful pots. This helps in improving the child's imagination and creativity.

Pasta Art

Arts & Crafts by: Nancy M.

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

Your child can create art with pasta!

I Spy Jar

Arts & Crafts by: Linda O

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

An ever-changing array of hidden treasures, keeps toddlers anticipating and delighting in finding familiar objects of interest.

Beautiful Clay Beads

Arts & Crafts by: arjun

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 8 hours 30 mins

Children learn to make unique beads out of clay.

Stack and Sort

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 6 mins

Learn to match and stack with stackable sets of plates, coasters, etc.

Button Ornament

Arts & Crafts by: Linda O

Ages: 42 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

Small motor skills are practiced while creating this holiday ornament.

Monkey Trap

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time:

Teach spatial reasoning with a hole in a box.

Matchstick Magic

Arts & Crafts by: arjun

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Matchsticks are a wonderful tactile craft material. This activity guides the children through design patterns.

Origami Samurai Hat

Arts & Crafts by: Susanna

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time:

Make a samurai hat out of newspaper.

What Shapes Roll?

Experiments by: Susanna

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

Find out what kinds of shapes will roll on a ramp.

Simple Sailboats

Arts & Crafts by: masamom

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 50 mins

Create a simple sailboat using basic geometric shapes.

Pumpkin Patch Match

Game by: masamom

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Recognize and match patterns in pumpkin matching game.

Ring Around The Rosey

Song by: MotherGoose

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 5 mins

Popular nursery rhyme and playground singing game.

Basic Shape People

Arts & Crafts by: tinymont

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

Encourages kids to explore basic shapes to model the human body

Paper Plate Face

Arts & Crafts by: Bijou

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

Explore happy and sad emotions by sliding eyes and mouth strip

Vegetable Song

Poems & Rhymes by: arjun

Ages: 6 to 60 months

Time: 5 mins

This catchy tune will have your child excited about eating their veggies!