Now that your Lil’ has been exposed to shapes, letters, and numbers, are they seeing them everywhere?

Rea is obsessed with Mickey and anytime she sees 3 connecting circles she announces, “Look there’s Mickey!”

Well, this activity will work on the skill of putting simple shapes together to create a complex object, the same skill that allows Rea to see all of the “hidden Mickeys.”

Grab a FREE copy of the Taco Bout Shapes Template below.

Lil’ Explorers Focus Skills

Geometry

  • Identify common 2-dimensional shapes such as squares, rectangles, triangles, heart, star, circle, semi-circle, oval, diamond
  • Use common shapes to create complex objects (triangle on top of a square makes a house)

Lil’ Creators Focus Skills

Geometry

  • Identify common 2-dimensional shapes such as squares, rectangles, triangles, heart, star, circle, semi-circle, oval, diamond
  • Use common shapes to create complex objects (triangle on top of a square makes a house)

Required Materials

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Taco Bout Shapes Template

*Scissors

Step #1
Print and cut out the Taco Bout Shapes Template.
Step #2
Match the colored foods with the black and white foods made out of basic shapes.

Teacher Tip

Talk about the basic shapes you see making up the different food items.

If you want, your Lil’ can color in the black and white foods. Be sure to comment on the shapes as you color them in.

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