A great way to learn a variety of 2d shapes this winter is with these fun Penguin Shape Matching Mats. These mats can be used to help children learn to recognize the different shapes as they match the colored penguins to the ones in the water.
PENGUIN SHAPE MATCHING MATS
These penguin shape matching mats are great for kids who enjoy learning about shapes. They can practice learning their shapes while building their fine motor skills by cutting and pasting the matching shapes.
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Here are some items that pair well with these activities. You will use each of these items over and over during all my printable preschool activity packs.
- Card stock(to print everything out on.)
This Penguin Shape Matching Mats printable pack contains 2 printable mats.
In this printable pack, children will be introduced to eleven different 2d shapes. They are:
To prepare these Mats:
Once printed out, cut out the colored shapes and laminate them as well as the two water mats. Velcro dots can be placed on the shapes on the mats as well as on the back of the shapes.
Ways to use these Mats:
- Laminate the mats and have your child decorate the shapes on the mats with a dry erase marker. They could also practice writing the name of the shapes as well. This is a great idea if you have multiple children and wish to reuse the mats.
- Use playdough to create your own shapes and place these over the shapes on the pumpkin patch mats
- Laminate the mats and have your child place the included shapes onto the correct shapes on the pumpkin patch mats.
Pair this activity with more weekly shape themed fun below!
Painting: Shapes Painting Activity
Activity Pack: 2d Shapes Activity Pack
Sensory Bins: Plus 12 more Shapes Sensory Bins
Water Activity: Shapes On Water Activity
Game Theme: Shapes Mystery Hunt Activity using puzzles you have at home.
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