Kids will have fun working on shape recognition with this super cute, penguin themed shape matching game! For this penguin shape math activity toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade students will match all the triangle shape penguins with the igloo with the word “triangle”. This winter math makes learning shapes and shape names FUN!
This fun winter math activity for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartens, and grade 1 students is a fun shape game. Children will learn shape names in this penguin shape activity for December, January, and February. The adorable, happy penguins will keep students engaged and having fun with a winter learning activity. Kids will work on the following kindergarten shapes: square, circle, rectangle, rhombus, triangle, oval, octagon, hexagon, pentagon, and trapezoid.
Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler – you will love this math activity kids will WANT to play! Use this as extra practice, winter math center, penguin theme, or supplement to your homeschool math curriculum.
Print the igloos and penguin pages. Then laminate and cut apart the squares. Because this is a hands-on and reusable math activity, it is even better than a boring sorting shapes worksheet.
Shape sorting game
This kindergarten math activity is such a fun way for kids to practice a math skill with a fun winter themed educational activity. Use all the shapes at the same time for a more challenging shape sorting game, or use just a few shapes at a time – you can tailor this winter math to your students abilities.
Children will practice matching the igloos with the correct shaped penguin. In this activity children will practice identifying the following shapes: square, circle, rectangle, rhombus, triangle, oval, octagon, hexagon, pentagon, and trapezoid.
If you like, print multiple pages of the shaped penguins to have multiple penguins per igloo. This is such a fun way for preschool, kindergarten, and first grade kids to practice shapes.
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Penguin Shape Sorting Activity
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These are cute. Wish you had a picture of the shape on the igloo instead of just the word; that way I could use it for my 3s and 4s…
That would make it more accessible to younger kiddos. I’ll try to make a 2nd version with those modifications in the near furture.