Practice shape recognition with this fun cut and paste shapes activity. Have fun identifying shapes, matching, cutting, and pasting, all in one activity! This activity also develops memory, fine motor skills, and accuracy.
The shape matching worksheets on this post is suitable for toddlers and preschoolers, and are both colorful and versatile. They teach shapes, colors, and how to accurately follow lines when cutting and pasting.
Download the printable activity at the bottom of the post and let the fun begin!
Free Printable Cut and Paste Shapes Worksheets
The shape matching worksheets teach your child characteristics of different shapes, for example, curved shapes and those with straight lines. Cutting along the lines of these shapes helps them be more aware of the straight lines, corners, and curved lines. It also practices accuracy and improves focus.
Developing fine motor skills is important in growing children. Combining learning and using those skills is a plus. These cut and paste shapes worksheets teach shape recognition while developing fine motor skills through cutting and pasting.
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Shape Cutting And Pasting Activity
The printable pdf has four pages featuring eight shapes to cut and paste. You will get eight colored shapes to match and paste on the dotted shapes.
Here is what you will need:
- Printable cut and paste shapes worksheets on this post
- Pair of scissors
- Glue to paste
Print out the worksheets and cut out the colored shapes. Your little one can do all the cutting but keep a close eye so they don’t accidentally cut themselves. Put away the scissors when finished cutting.
Ask your child to name all the shapes on the worksheet. After identifying the shapes, let them match and paste all the shapes. They can also identify the shapes according to color (e.g. yellow square).
This is a quick and simple activity that helps revise all the shapes your little one knows.
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