Monday, January 12, 2009

Geometric shape play

My parents gave my kids pattern blocks for Christmas, and this week the blocks inspired us to make a couple of games using some butcher paper and the desk protector I wrote about in this post.

We started out with some very simple shape sorting:

20090109_0057 I’m afraid my penmanship/drawing skills are pretty bad; thankfully two-year-olds are gentle critics.


Emma loved the sorting activity, so we made a shape matching board on the other side of the same sheet of paper:20090111_0096I roll up the “boards” we make and secure them with rubber bands. They are stored in a cereal box so that Emma can easily choose the one she wants to play with.

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