1. Print out the shapes worksheet.
2. Laminate (or cover with clear contact paper) and you can
use the same sheet over and over.
1. Demonstrate tracing the shape with your finger.
2. Help the child trace the shape with his/her finger.
3. Give the child a wipe-off crayon or "Vis a Vis"
marker to trace the shapes.
4. Number dots and have child connect dots in order.
5. Cut out shapes and back with heavy cardboard. Have child
trace around shape.
Shape recognition, fine motor control, counting skill with
numbered dots. Use large motor skills to draw shapes in finger
paint, shaving cream, sand, salt, rice or drawing with chalk
on sidewalk or pavement.
Hand over hand assistance may be needed at first.
As your child improves at this task move to a worksheet with
fewer, lighter dots.