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Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Squares Lesson Plan

Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Squares Lesson Plan

Objective: To learn about the shape square

Message: Squares have four equal sides.


  • Squares by Anita Loughrey
  • Perfect Square by Michael Hall
  • Square by Bryony Jones
  • Squares by Pamela Hall
  • Square from Play Bac Publishing
  • Squares Around Town by Nathan Olson
  • Squares by Dana Meachen Rau
  • Squares by Diyan Leake
  • Squares by Sarah L. Schuette

Music: “Square Song” by Have Fun Teaching (

Fine Motor Skills:

  • LLCS pages 36-37
  • CCBS pages 54-59

Craft/Activity: Square Collage Candy Corn (


  • Black, orange, yellow, and white construction paper
  • White crayon
  • Scissors
  • Glue or glue stick


  1. Cut the orange, yellow, and white paper into squares.
  2. Use the white crayon to draw the outline of candy corn on the black paper.
  3. Divide the outline into three sections with the crayon.
  4. Glue the orange, yellow, and white squares into each section of the candy corn outline.


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

Image Credits

Square Collage Candy Corn © 2014 Heather Johnson

Written by Heather Johnson

Heather is a writer, librarian, linguist, wife, and mother who loves her husband, children, dogs, and cats. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in creative writing and master's degrees in library and information science and English studies with a concentration in linguistics.

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