Math Shapes

Mouse and Lion Shape Tracing Strips

This activity has preschoolers practice shape tracing in a math activity to go along with lion and the mouse book.
Written by Stacey

These cute mouse and lion shape tracing strips are a great way for young children to learn about fifteen different 2d shapes while working on their handwriting and tracing skills. Children will enjoy developing their fine motor skills, while building confidence and learning their 2d shapes.

FREE Mouse and Lion Tracing STrips - Kids will have fun practicing making shapes with these FREE Mouse and Lion Shape Tracing Strips perfect for preschool and kindergartners.  #shapes #preschool #kindergarten

FREE Shape Activities for Preschoolers

 

Shape Tracing Strips

These Mouse and Lion Shape Tracing Strips make learning shapes fun. They are also very easy to prepare. Just download the free printable, print and cut out each tracing strip – there are three strips per page. I recommend laminating these strips for durability. It does add more time to preparation though, but it is optional.

Help kids practice preschool shapes with these super cute, reusable tracing strips

Preschool Shapes

On the left-hand side of these strips, there is a little mouse with the name of the shape written above it. Children can learn to recognize the name of the shapes by reading this word aloud before tracing the shapes with a crayon, pencil or dry-erase marker, if laminated. They could also practice copying the letters of the word on a separate sheet of paper. At the end of the strips, on the right-hand side, is a lion in the shape they are learning.

This activity has preschoolers practice shape tracing in a math activity to go along with lion and the mouse book.

Shape Tracing

The 2d shapes included in these strips are: circle, crescent, heart, hexagon, octagon, oval, rectangle, square, triangle, star, semi-circle, trapezoid, rhombus, pentagon and parallelogram.

These shape tracing strips are perfect for preschool math.

Tracing Shapes

If laminated, wipe clean and repeat as often as you like. These fun shape tracing strips could be kept them together by punching a small hole in the top left-hand corner of each strip and using a binder ring or in a zip lock bag for use while away from home.

These shape tracing strips can also be used for cutting practice. After tracing the shapes, children can practice their scissor skills by cutting out each shape they traced.

More FREE Preschool Printables

Have fun practicing counting using a ten frame using fruit loops alphabet-coloring 

Looking for some more fun and FREE preschool printables? Your students will love practicing counting to 10 with these Fruit Lops Ten Frame Counting Cards.  Or practice listening for beginning sounds in these fun-to-color Free Alphabet Coloring Pages. Next snack time practice one to one correspondence with these Fish Cracker Counting Cards.

Practice tracing shapes with these super cute, FREE Mouse and Lion Shape Tracing Strips

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Stacey

Stacey is an Australian homeschooling mum who has homeschooled their two boys from the start, centering their journey around our marvelous Creator. They love spending time together, exploring new ideas and places. Her blog, Simple Living. Creative Learning, was started as a way to share their homeschooling journey and is now a fabulous resource for everyone, comprising of fun activities, crafts, homemaking ideas, yummy recipes and lots of free printables.

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