Shapes Worksheets

These shapes worksheets cover the geometric shapes kids start to learn about in preschool, like circles and squares, but also cover polygons, rectangles, hexagons, and more. Help your child establish a solid foundation for future geometry skills with our shapes worksheets. You can support your young learner with other early math concepts with our kindergarten math worksheets.
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How Many Rectangles? How Many Rectangles? Help your child practice recognizing rectangles with this colorful worksheet that challenges him to count up all the rectangles in the picture.
Find the Matching Diamond Find the Matching Diamond This prekindergarten worksheet sends kids on a diamond hunt!
Find & Color Circles Find & Color Circles The circle search is on! On this prekindergarten math and coloring worksheet, kids find and color two types of circles: plain circles and circles that help form the shape of common objects.
How Many Circles? How Many Circles? Kindergarten math is all about counting and learning basic shapes.
Round Shapes: Preschool Math Round Shapes: Preschool Math Help your preschooler recognize round shapes with this find-the-shape worksheet that asks her to circle all the round objects on the page.
Color the Square Path Color the Square Path The monkey wants a snack! On this prekindergarten math worksheet, kids color the path that shows squares to get the monkey to some delicious bananas.
Preschool Math: Shapes with Straight Lines Preschool Math: Shapes with Straight Lines Many everyday, common shapes are made with straight-edged lines ...
Preschool Math: Everyday Shapes #3 Preschool Math: Everyday Shapes #3 Look at all the pennies, bees, and orange slices!
Follow the Triangle and Rectangle Path 2 Follow the Triangle and Rectangle Path 2 The farmer needs to get to his piglets! On this prekindergarten math worksheet, kids draw a line along the path that shows triangles and rectangles to get the farmer to the pigs.
Cutting Zigzag Lines: Itsy Bitsy Spider Cutting Zigzag Lines: Itsy Bitsy Spider A spider missing its legs would never make it up the waterspout.
Finding Triangles in Traffic Finding Triangles in Traffic To complete this activity your child will need to use shape recognition skills to identify which items in this traffic scene are in the shape of a triangle.
Introduce your child to the simple circle and practice drawing this shape with these impressively circular worksheets.
Circle Around! 10 Worksheets Introduce your child to the simple circle and practice drawing this shape with these impressively circular worksheets.
Preschool Math: Everyday Shapes #2 Preschool Math: Everyday Shapes #2 Triangles, half circles, and ovals are the subjects here--and they have some matching everyday objects.
Complete the Clown Hats Complete the Clown Hats Practice your triangles in this fun and easy worksheet that allows you to trace the clown's hats.
Follow the Triangle Maze Follow the Triangle Maze The cow needs to find the barn! On this prekindergarten math worksheet, kids draw a line along the path that shows triangles and rectangles to get the cow to the barn.
Preschool Math: Everyday Shapes Preschool Math: Everyday Shapes These everyday objects are shaped like triangles, circles, and rectangles.
These shapes worksheets cover the geometric shapes kids start to learn about in preschool, like circles and squares, but also cover polygons, rectangles, hexagons, and more. Help your child establish a solid foundation for future geometry skills with our shapes worksheets. You can support your young learner with other early math concepts with our kindergarten math worksheets.

Tips for Teaching Shapes

Learning about shapes is an essential building block for higher level geometry skills in the older grades. From 2D and 3D shapes to symmetry, printing out these shapes worksheets will introduce kids to core geometric concepts.

  • For younger children just starting out with shapes, play a fun kinesthetic game where you find out how many shapes you can make with your body.
  • Make a homemade shape bingo game by drawing a 3x3 grid and drawing in the shapes. Then, put a set of shape blocks in a paper bag and take turns drawing them out. Whoever gets three in a row first wins!
  • Take a ball of yarn or string and ask your child to make all the new shapes she has learned. For added learning, glue them on cardstock and make flash cards.
  • Have a peek at how these concepts build in the older grades with these geometry worksheets.