Exploring shapes with kids is so much fun! As they learn about shapes, they see them everywhere in the world around them. These 25 Shapes Toys and Activities give kids a chance to learn while they play with shapes in so many ways! From building to exploring a 3D shape, to sorting, and unfolding the faces of a prism they will love all these shape toys as they learn more about shapes in their world.

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25 Tools for Exploring Shapes

 LeapFrog LeapStart Preschool Activity Book: Shapes and Colors and Creativity Learning Resources Folding Geometric Shapes - 16 Pieces, Ages 7+ Geometry Accessories, Teacher Aids, Math Helper, Teacher Supplies, Math Games for Kids,Back to School Supplies Learning Resources Translucent Geometric Shapes - 408 Pieces, Grades Pre-K+ | Ages 4+ Preschool Learning Materials, Manipulative Shapes, Early Geometry Skills, Classroom Accessories, Teacher Aids Skoolzy Shapes Matching Egg Toy 6 pc Set, Montessori Sensory Bin Toy for Toddlers Preschool Kids & Blind Children Learning Shapes, with Bag & eBook Learning Resources Dive into Shapes! A Sea and Build Geometry Set, 129 Pieces, Ages 6+, Geometry for Kids, Develops Shape Recognition, Back to School Games,3D Shapes for Kids


More Shape Learning Activities: Hands-On Shape Activities for Kids

 Learning Resources Snap-n-Learn Shape Snails - 20 Pieces, Age 18+ Months Toddler Learning Activities, Educational Toys, Set Color, Teaching Toys, Medium Melissa & Doug Pattern Blocks and Boards - Wooden Classic Toy With 120 Solid Wood Shapes and 5 Double-Sided Panels, Multi-colored - STEAM Animals, Tangrams Puzzle For Kids Ages 3+ Colors, Shapes & Counting DVD by Rock 'N Learn Hape Turtle Shape Sorter Wooden Toys Turtle Wooden Blocks Shape Sorter Pull Toys for Toddlers, Infant Shape Sorter Travel Toys


More Shape Learning Activities: Free Printable Apple Shape Matching Game

 Learning Resources Stacking Shapes Pegboard, Toddler Pegboard, Stacking Pegboard Set, Fine Motor Toy, 27 Piece Set, Ages 2+ Geometric Wooden Montessori Puzzle Wooden Shape Peg Puzzles Jumbo Knob Wooden Puzzle Geometry Shape Puzzle for Toddlers 1 2 3 Boys Girls Kids Christmas Birthday Gift Learning & Education Toys The Learning Journey: Match It! - Counting - 30 Piece Self-Correcting Number & Learn to Count Puzzle - Preschool Learning Toys - Award Winning Toys Learning Resources Serving Shapes Tea Set - 11 Pieces, Ages 2+ Pretend Play Toys for Toddlers, Preschool Learning Toys, Kitchen Play Toys for Kids


More Shape Learning Activities: Puzzles & Shape Matching Cards

 QZMTOY Shape Sorter Toys with 19 Shape Blocks,Shape Sorting Cube Toy Box Classic Wooden Toys for Toddlers Kids,Gift for Girls Boys 2-4(Natural Solid Wood) Melissa & Doug Shapes Wooden Chunky Puzzle (8 pcs) - Wooden Puzzles for Toddlers, Animal Puzzles For Kids Ages 2+ - FSC-Certified Materials , 11.95 x 8.95 x 1.0 Coogam Montessori Toy for Toddler, Wooden Snail Stacking Sorter Set Geometric Color Shape Block Fine Motor Skill Preschool Educational Learning Gift for 2 3 4 Year Old Coogam Wooden Shape Color Sorting Clock – Teaching Time Number Blocks Puzzle Stacking Sorter Jigsaw Montessori Early Learning Educational Toy Gift for Year Old Kids Hape Wooden Color and Shape Sorter Toy| Puzzle Board Montessori Preschool Educational Toy for Toddler 18M+


 OleOletOy Educational Shapes Sensory Bean Bags for Kids Classroom, 12 Pack Preschool Learning Activities Toys to Learn Shapes and Colors for Toddlers, Tossing and Fun Travel Game for Boys and Girls Trend Enterprises, Inc. T-36008 Shapes Fun-to-Know Puzzles edxeducation Mini Geometric Solids - Set of 40 - 3D Shapes for Math & Geometry - Multicolored Math Manipulatives For Kids - 10 Different Shapes READY 2 LEARN Giant Stampers - Geometric Shapes - Filled In - Set of 10 - Easy to Hold Foam Stamps for Kids - Arts and Crafts Stamps for Displays, Posters, Signs and DIY Projects Shape Sorting Matching Learning Locks Toys, Toddler Montessori Educational Toy Geometric Shape Matching Recognition Color Sorting Toy Set, Preschool Locks and Keys Learning Game (Shape Matching)


So many great ways to explore 2D shapes with kids! They will be so excited about all the hands-on activities and toys that they won’t even feel like they are ‘working’. What tools do you use for exploring shapes with your kids?

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Kim Staten Owner and Curriculum Designer
Kim Staten is a mother of four children ages 20, 19, 16, and 12. Kim has taught at the preschool, kindergarten and early elementary levels for 16 years. With extensive experience working with special needs children, including her own children with special needs (Rett Syndrome, autism, anxiety, and ADHD), she creates hands-on curricula and activities that are great for working with children of all abilities in the classroom and at home. Hands-on, accessible activities are her passion. 

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