Shapes For Toddlers

Circle, Oval, Square, Triangle, Rectangle… identifying these basic 2-dimensional shapes and naming them gives our toddlers a foundation  to understand more complex geometric shapes and structures in the future. Plus, it is amazing to see how many shapes we can see in God’s creation! These shape activities for toddlers are a great way to introduce toddlers to the shapes they see in the world around them!

SHAPE ACTIVITIES FOR TODDLERS

PLAYDOUGH SHAPES

Little Sister had a blast with this playdough shapes activity, and I was surprised how many of the basic shapes she could name.

Playdough Shapes Activity For Toddlers

ROLL HOP SHAPE GAME

Roll the cube and hop on the matching shape on the floor with this simple shape game for toddlers. Comes with free printable shape cards to use.

Super simple Roll & Hop Shape Game

DIY SHAPE SORTING BOX

Make your own shape sorting bucket with a shoe box and various shapes and sizes of DUPLO blocks.

learning about shapes with a shape sorting box

HIDE AND SEEK SHAPE ACTIVITY

Hide our printable shapes in a tray of fake snow, or use wooden shape puzzle pieces instead. Let your toddler hunt for and name the shape they find.

hide and seek shapes

SHAPES IN THE BATH

Find out how to teach your toddler to recognize and name basic shapes with this simple bath time activity.

learn shapes in the bath

SORTING COOKIE CUTTERS

Use what you already have at home, with this super simple shape activity for toddlers. Play with playdough or cookie cutters by sorting them by color and shape.

sort cookie cutters

SPOT THE SHAPE

Sometimes the simplest ideas are the best! Why not go for a walk around the neighborhood with your toddler and see what shapes you can spot.

spot the shape

MAKE GIANT SHAPE PATTERNS

Create your own set of pattern blocks from foam that even a toddler can play with. Printable giant shapes template provided.

Giant Pattern Blocks for Toddlers

CHECK OUT MORE FUN ACTIVITIES FOR TODDLERS

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