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TASKS with shapes

SHAPES IN CLASS ask your class to hunt around the classroom, looking for different shapes (e.g. square windows, rectangular tables).
Colour the Shapes Squares RED, Rectangles BLUE, Circles GREEN, Ovals ORANGE, Triangles YELLOW

ACT OUT

If you have a circle - stand up!

If you have a square - stand up!

Circles - sit down!

Triangles - stand up!

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SHAPES - an ACTION SONG

a song by Greg&Steve

Shapes, shapes, we're gonna play a game with shapes.

If you listen very carefully, I'll tell you what we're gonna do.

If you have a circle, stand up!

If you have a square, stand up!

If you have a triangle, stand up!

If you have a rectangle, stand up!

Everybody sit down!

Shapes, shapes,...

Now that you have the idea - we'll do it again - but this time listen very carefully!

Circles, stand up! - Triangles, stand up!

Rectangles, stand up! Circles sit down.

Triangles, sit down! Squares, stand up!

Rectangles, sit down! Circles, stand up!

Squares, sit down, Triangles, stand up!

Rectangles, stand up! Squares, stand up!

Everybody, sit down! Start it all over again!

Shapes and numbers

Print out the worksheet

How many of each of the following shapes can you find in the picture

                     

Shape Hokey Pokey

Objective: To learn different shapes by using music.

Materials:

Different colours of felt or craft foam, Scissors
A pattern of these shapes: circle, triangle, square, rectangle and oval.

Activity:

Step 1:
Take the craft material of your choice (felt or craft foam) and cut out the 5 different shapes for each child in your classroom. You can make the shapes all the same colours, such as all the triangles yellow and all the squares blue, etc., or you can mix up the colours--either way works just fine.

Step 2:
Take the different shapes and give one of each kind to each child.

Step 3:
Ask the children if they know the song Hokey Pokey?? If they do, have them hum the song for you.

Step 4:
Tell the children you are going to use the Hokey Pokey music, but change the words to the song.

Step 5:
Start singing the song to the Hokey Pokey music:

Put your circle in,
Put you circle out,
Put your circle in and shake it all bout
Do the hokey pokey and turn yourself around that's what its all about!!!

Put your square in
Put your square out
Put your square in and shake it all about
Do the hokey pokey and turn yourself around that's what its all about!!

Put your oval in
Put your oval out
Put your oval in and shake it all about
Do the hokey pokey and turn yourself around that's what its all about!!

Put your rectangle in
Put your rectangle out
Put your rectangle in and shake it all about
Do the hokey pokey and turn yourself around that's what its all about!!

Put your triangle in
Put your triangle out
put your triangle in and shake it all about
Do the hokey pokey and turn yourself around that's what its all about!!!

Enjoy singing and doing this song with yours class. Watch out they love it and want to do it over and over again!!!!