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


  • 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


  • Color paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Yarn


  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.


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.

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Shape Ornaments Christmas Garland © 2014 Heather Johnson

Written by Heather

Heather is a writer, librarian, linguist, wife, homemaker, homeschooler, and mother.

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