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under5s - shape activities
The following activities can be printed off and copied for use in your early years  setting or, for parents, at home.

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Activity Format Description Learning Goal 
Big Egg A big shape for little hands to colour and cut out. Use for cards and collages or laminate to use as shape recognition flashcards etc. Shape recognition
Using one handed tools and equipment
Circle Two big shapes to colour and cut out. Use for cards, and collages, or laminate to use as shape recognition flashcards etc. Shape recognition
Using one handed tools and equipment
Rectangle Two big shapes to colour and cut out. Use for cards, and collages, or laminate to use as shape recognition flashcards etc. Shape recognition
Using one handed tools and equipment
Triangle Two big shapes to colour and cut out. Use for cards, and collages, or laminate to use as shape recognition flashcards etc. Shape recognition
Using one handed tools and equipment
Arrow Two big shapes to colour and cut out. Use for cards, and collages, or laminate to use as shape recognition flashcards etc. Shape recognition
Using one handed tools and equipment
Diamond Two big shapes to colour and cut out. Use for cards, and collages, or laminate to use as shape recognition flashcards etc. Shape recognition
Using one handed tools and equipment
Octagon Two big shapes to colour and cut out. Use for cards, and collages, or laminate to use as shape recognition flashcards etc. Shape recognition
Using one handed tools and equipment
Star Two big shapes to colour and cut out. Use for cards, and collages, or laminate to use as shape recognition flashcards etc. Shape recognition
Using one handed tools and equipment
Cross Two big shapes to colour and cut out. Use for cards, and collages, or laminate to use as shape recognition flashcards etc. Shape recognition
Using one handed tools and equipment
Square Two big shapes to colour and cut out. Use for cards, and collages, or laminate to use as shape recognition flashcards etc. Shape recognition
Using one handed tools and equipment
Mixed Shapes A mix of shapes to colour and cut out. Use for cards, and collages etc. Shape recognition
Using one handed tools and equipment
Circles Draw around the dotted lines to form the shape Pencil control
Shape recognition
Squares Draw around the dotted lines to form the shape Pencil control
Shape recognition
Triangles Draw around the dotted lines to form the shape Pencil control
Shape recognition
Rectangles Draw around the dotted lines to form the shape Pencil control
Shape recognition
Shape house Colour the shapes in the shape house Shape recognition
Colour recognition
Shape rocket Count the shapes and colour them in on the shape rocket Shape recognition
Colour recognition
Shape chick Count the shapes and colour them in on the shape Easter chick Shape recognition
Colour recognition
Shape lady Count the shapes which make up the shape lady Counting 1 to 5
Shape recognition
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