# Sorting Shapes - Lesson for Preschool, Chapter - Shapes

In the "Sorting Shapes" lesson, aimed at preschool students within the Early Logic and Geometry unit, children embark on a colorful and engaging journey to understand the world of shapes. Through activities such as the "Shapes and Colors Worksheet," "Sorting Shapes - Part 2 Worksheet," and exercises to "Sort and Identify Shapes by their Sides," students will learn to recognize and categorize shapes based on their characteristics, such as the number of sides, colors, and overall form.

This foundational lesson is important for several reasons. Firstly, it introduces students to basic geometric concepts, laying the groundwork for more complex mathematical thinking and spatial reasoning skills. Understanding shapes and their properties is essential not only in mathematics but also in daily life, where shapes form the basis of our interaction with the world around us. Secondly, by sorting and identifying shapes, children develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills. They learn to observe, compare, and contrast, which are vital cognitive skills applicable across various learning areas.

Moreover, this lesson enhances fine motor skills and attention to detail through hands-on activities. As students engage with the worksheets, they practice precision and focus, skills that are beneficial beyond the classroom.

Estimated classroom time: 10 min
Chapter: Shapes
Unit: Early Logic and Geometry
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1st
3:00 min
Shapes and Colors Worksheet
worksheet
2nd
3:00 min
Sorting Shapes - Part 2 Worksheet
worksheet
3rd
4:00 min
Sort and Identify Shapes by their Sides
Quiz
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• ### Activity 1 / Shapes and Colors Worksheet

Paying attention to detail is an important skill to learn, especially when it comes to learning shapes and colors! This fun-filled worksheet challenges toddlers to find the matching objects. Your child will have a blast looking for the exact buttons found on the adorable racoon characters’ outfits. Encourage learners to note the shape and color of the buttons on each racoon. Then, sort through the buttons on the side of the page, and circle those that match!

• ### Activity 2 / Sorting Shapes - Part 2 Worksheet

Do you need a vibrantly colored worksheet to catch your toddler’s attention? Look no further than this colorful shape-sorting worksheet from Kids Academy! Books are excellent learning tools, but sometimes kids need to be challenged with practice that works their problem-solving skills. Print this free PDF page to give your child the practice needed to form a solid foundation in early geometry skills. Simply work down the column on the left side, circling the shapes on the right that match.

• ### Activity 3 / Sort and Identify Shapes by their Sides - Quiz

This quiz assesses students’ ability to identify the number of sides of different shapes, and identify shapes that are the same.