Shape I Spy for Preschoolers: Free Printable

We have been working on shapes for a long time! Last year, I shared with you a free printable mini-pack for shapes with some fun games and this Shape I Spy for Preschooler coordinates perfectly with it! Your preschoolers will love counting the shapes and discovering that things in “real life” have those shapes! Download the I Spy for your kids today and then check out all of the cool ideas from the rest of the #TeachECE team!

I love these Free Printable Shape I Spy Printables! Such a cute idea for preschoolers! Kids count the squares, rectangles, triangles, circles and rhombuses.

To use: Have your child count how many of each shape is in the I Spy and write the answer on the recording page.

Because keeping track of numbers can be difficult for little learners, especially when they are focusing on another skill like finding matching shapes, I recommend have the child cross off each picture as it is counted. Or you can place a small game marker on each shape as it is discovered and then count. (For example: Find and cover all the circles, then count how many pictures were covered.) Then remove the game markers and start over with another shape.

Some of our Favorite Shape Books for Kids:

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Once your child’s creativity is sparked with this fun activity, take it a step further with these engaging resources:

 My First SHAPES Padded Board BookMy First SHAPES Padded Board Book Round Is a Tortilla: A Book of Shapes (A Latino Book of Concepts)Round Is a Tortilla: A Book of Shapes (A Latino Book of Concepts) Tangled: A Story About ShapesTangled: A Story About Shapes Mouse ShapesMouse Shapes ShapesShapes Shape by ShapeShape by Shape Captain Invincible and the Space Shapes (MathStart 2)Captain Invincible and the Space Shapes (MathStart 2) Circle, Square, MooseCircle, Square, Moose This Is a Book of ShapesThis Is a Book of Shapes Perfect SquarePerfect Square


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  1. Thank you for all your great printables! I love your graphics. One question I have is on the page with the boxes to record the number of shapes, all of them say triangle. Not sure is that is what you meant to have. Otherwise fantastic!