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    Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Shapes Review Lesson Plan

    Shape Ornaments Christmas Garland

    Objective: To review the shapes circle, square, rectangle, triangle, oval, diamond-rhombus, star, heart, moon-crescent, and octagon

    Book(s):

    • Shapes Around Us by Daniel Nunn
    • Monster Knows Shapes by Lori Capote
    • Round Is a Tortilla: A Book of Shapes by Roseanne Greenfield Thong
    • Round Is a Mooncake: A Book of Shapes by Roseanne Thong
    • Shapes with Snakes by Tracey Steffora
    • Peek-a-Boo Penguin Colors and Shapes by Ruth Owen

    Fine Motor Skills:

    • LLCS pages 42-43, 52-60
    • CCBS pages 84-87
    • BPW pages 50-61
    • SCEW 2013 pages 14-15
    • SCEW 2014 pages 12-18

    Craft/Activity: Shape Ornaments Christmas Garland

    Materials

    • Color paper
    • Scissors
    • Glue
    • Yarn

    Directions

    1. Cut some colored paper into the shape of glass Christmas ornaments.
    2. Cut more colored paper into smaller circles, squares, rectangles, triangles, ovals, diamonds-rhombuses, stars, hearts, moons-crescents, and octagons.
    3. Glue the shapes onto the ornaments.
    4. Glue two decorated ornaments back-to-back with a long piece of yarn between the two ornaments. Continue gluing the decorated ornaments to the yarn to create a Christmas garland.
    5. Display the shape ornaments Christmas garland.

    References

    Big Preschool Workbook (P). 2014. School Zone Publishing Company. ISBN 978-0887431456

    Comprehensive Curriculum of Basic Skills (Grade P). 2011. American Education Publishing. ISBN 978-1-60996-328-6

    Let’s Learn Colors & Shapes (2+). 2011. Spectrum Early Years. ISBN 978-1-60996-201-2
    Schiller, Pam and Pat Phipps. The Complete Daily Curriculum for Early Childhood (Revised). 2011. Gryphon House. Inc. ISBN 978-0-87659-358-5
    Shapes and Colors Educational Workbook (Kindergarten). 2013. The Clever Factory, Inc.
    Shapes and Colors Educational Workbook (Pre-K Kindergarten). 2014. The Clever Factory, Inc.

    Image Credits

    Shape Ornaments Christmas Garland © 2014 Heather Johnson

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