Shape Song:

Tune: Are You Sleeping?
Four straight sides, four straight sides
The same length, The same length
Join them together, Join them together
A square with strength, a square with strength


Square Activities:

- Using pretzel sticks and mini marshmallows, make squares.  Poke the ends of the pretzels into the marshmallows to hold the pretzels together.

- Square Creature Square Creature - Color the creature’s parts and glue on a square piece of construction paper.  Attach the arms and legs with accordion folded paper strips (Thank you, Dina, for creating and sharing this with us.)

- Square Person Shape Family - Square Buddy
Add to your Shape Family by creating a Square Buddy.  Cut a large square 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 square shape for the eyes and nose.  May also add shoes, hands, hair, or other accessories.

- Paper Plate Christmas Wreath  Paper Plate Christmas Wreath - Cut out the inside of a paper plate and decorate with cut square pieces of construction paper or tissue paper. 

- Look for squares in the grocery store.

Cut a Robot Using safety scissors, Cut a Robot using the printable.  Do not show the child the example, rather allow her imagination to put the robot together as she desires.

- Square Present Print the Square Christmas Present.  Cut small squares of green and red construction paper to glue on the present.  Color the bow. (Thank you to Dina for this idea.)


Snacks and Foods:

- Saltine, Wheatable, Cheez It Crackers|
- Waffle
- American Cheese slice
- Bar cookies cut in squares
- Cheese cubes
- Sandwich Bread (can be cut in four small squares)

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