Lesson Plan

Shapes for Kindergarten!

Identifying shapes and colors will come easily to students after listening to songs, playing bingo, and coloring a worksheet!
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to identify circles, squares, triangles, and rectangles.

The adjustment to the whole group lesson is a modification to differentiate for children who are English learners.
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Introduction

(5 minutes)
Color Shape Bingo GameShapes JumbleShape Jumble
  • Gather the students where they can watch the music videos.
  • Watch Shapes Song and Preschool Shapes song on the interactive whiteboard.
  • After watching the videos, ask the students which shapes they noticed.
  • Tell students that today they will be learning about shapes with a fun game and some coloring.

Beginning

  • Display a variety of real-world objects that show different kinds of shapes.
  • Name the shapes and have students repeat the shape names back to you.

Intermediate

  • Point out real-world shapes in the classroom. Ask students to think about places they have seen shapes.