Matching Shapes
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Circle Activity and Coloring Poster:
Click to print: Circle Poster      Circle Dotted Line Poster
Triangle and Circle Poster      Triangle and Circle Dotted Line Poster
Square and Circle Poster       Square and Circle Dotted Line Poster
Star and Circle Poster            Star and Circle Dotted Line Poster

Shape Songs:
• The Circle Song
(Tune: Up on the Housetop)
Circle, circle big and round (make big circles in the air as you sing)
Where they end can not be found
Tires, balls, the earth, and sun
Making circles is so much fun.

• God's Love is Like a Circle (Original Source Unknown)
Tune:  Marine Corp's Hymn, Stand Up Stand Up for Jesus, or Puff the Magic Dragon

God's love is like a circle,
A circle big and round.
For when you see a circle
No ending can be found.
And so the love of Jesus
Goes on eternally,
Forever and forever
I know that God loves me.

ABCJLM Circle Ideas:
- Make "snakes" with playdough to form long lines.  Join the ends to make a circle.

- Ice Cream Cone Using a triangle as the cone, make a multi-dipped icecream with circles.

- Color Caterpillar Create a caterpillar with circles.  Add legs and antennas.

- Make a stop light with three circles - red, yellow, and green.

- Glue round pasta on a piece of paper.  Paint the pasta or dye it before glueing.

- Make pizza.  Roll a biscuit and top with pizza sauce and your favorite toppings.

- Circle Lids Painting Paint with Circular lids
Gather various sized circular lids.  Dip the edge of the lids into paint and stamp onto a piece of paper.

- Heart Person Shape Family - Circle Buddy
Add to your Shape Family by creating a Circle Buddy.  Cut a large circle out of construction paper.  Accordion-fold long, thin pieces of paper to form legs and arms.  Glue to the shape.  Add a face with a circle shape for the eyes and nose.  May also add shoes, hands, hair, or other accessories.

- Look for circles in traffic signs.  Discuss the colors as well.

Books:
Wheels on the Bus  Wheels on the Bus

Snacks and Foods:
- Oreos, M&M’s, donut
- Ritz Crackers
- Slices:  Orange, banana, hard boiled eggs, tomato
- English muffins, pancakes
- Cheerios, fruit loops
- Pizza, pepperoni
- Round pasta

Computer Activities:

Other Ideas on the Web:
Preschool Playbook Ideas - circle song and crafts

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