Shape Hunt

Shape Hunt

In Shape Hunt, two children are trying to find different shapes—circle, square, triangles—but keep seeing other shapes like hexagons, rectangles, and rhombuses. This book focuses on the attributes of shapes that make them different such as the number of sides, the number of corners, whether the sides are curved or…

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I Spy: Shapes

I Spy: Shapes

“I spy” is a great game to play at home, at the park, at the doctor’s o­ffice, or anywhere. It helps children build their vocabulary and be good observers. The spy silently chooses something that all the players can see. The other players then ask “yes” or “no” questions about…

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Looking for Shapes

Looking for Shapes

Looking for shapes and talking about shape names helps children to see that the world is made up of shapes, and helps them get ready for kindergarten. Help your child fi­nd the shapes that are all around them—at home, at the playground, in buildings, in cars, or in books. Encourage…

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The Greedy Triangle by Marilyn Burns

The Greedy Triangle

In this book, a triangle explores all the different things he can make as a triangle—a sailboat, a roof, a piece of pie. But he decides he is bored with being a triangle and goes to the shape shifter to get another side and become a quadrilateral! He explores all…

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