Paint chip activities can be a fun way to explore colors with toddlers and preschoolers. Color matching, puzzles, and fine motor skill learning ideas here!
Cardboard shape templates are easy to make. When my children trace them, they learn to read the shape names naturally with frequent exposure!
Learn shapes in the spirit of Christmas with a recycled cardboard Christmas tree! Tip: remember to write the shape names for print exposure!
画一个星星给我 (Draw Me a Star) is a beautiful picture book by Eric Carle. We read this book and then applied what we learned! Both kids had a blast dot painting, and I helped my daughter draw & cut the stars. Every star turned out to be beautiful and unique!
Learning shapes with a Con-Tact Paper Christmas Tree! This is a fun way for toddlers to learn shapes while decorating and enjoying open-ended play!
Craft stick puzzles are a fun way to reinforce shape recognition and their names in any language! These bilingual shape sticks are one of my daughter's favorite busy bag activities!
Paper rolls and paint are the ingredients for fun, recycled shape stamping! We made this activity trilingual for reading practice in 3 languages!
A simple outdoor activity that teaches shape names while encouraging exercise and creativity!
Matching felt shapes is an easy and fun way to learn about shapes! Write Chinese characters in puffy paint so kids can also the names in Chinese with extra sensory input!
Hole reinforcers are a fun way to reinforce circle-related characters. 圈 (quān) and 圆 (yuán) both refer to round and circle. However, 卷 (juǎn) is the act of rolling something up. The characters look so similar and are easily confused with one another, so this activity is helpful to repeat over and over again!