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12 Shapes Activities for Kids That Make Geometry Fun

Imagine a colourful world where geometric shapes come to life. Enter a magical world where shapes transform into playful characters, turning learning into an exciting and enjoyable experience.  

Yes, you read that right! Fevicreate brings to you the wonders of shapes with our fun-filled activities that will have your little ones beaming with joy. From transforming ordinary household objects into artistic creations to playing interactive games that challenge their geometrical knowledge, we have it all covered.  

Unleash their creativity and critical thinking skills with our curated collection of "fun with shapes" activities.  

How Does Learning Shapes Nurture Your Child's Growth? 

Learning shapes is vital for your child's growth. It boosts early literacy and math skills, as shapes resemble letters and numbers. Recognizing them enhances visual organization, reading, maths, and science. It helps children understand symbols and signs in their environment.  

Moreover, it promotes clear communication and descriptive language skills. By introducing shapes early on, children improve cognitive abilities, setting a strong foundation for future learning. Understanding shapes fuels curiosity and creativity, enriching overall growth and development. 

12 Creative Maths Shape Activities that Spark Learning and Excitement 

Looking for fun and educational activities to do with your kids? Ignite their love for learning with these 12 creative maths-shaped activities for kindergarten students that are sure to light up their curiosity. 

1. Craft Leo: The Lion 

Lion Shapes Craft Activity

Gather around as we embark on a wild and whimsical journey into the world of shapes with Leo the Lion. In this exciting adventure, kids get to explore the world of jungles, guided by none other than your kid’s favourite animal.  

To create this fun with shapes activity, you will need:  

Begin by sketching and cutting out the lion's body shape from brown paper. For a valuable learning experience, cut out geometric shapes for the lion's facial features, such as circular eyes, a triangular nose, and a rectangular mouth. Use yellow paper to create the lion's majestic mane by cutting out strips and glueing them around the lion's head. This not only adds creativity but also reinforces shape recognition skills. Finally, assemble all the pieces together using Fevicol MR to complete your lion craft

Dive into this enchanting journey with our intricate steps that turn shape-learning into an unforgettable adventure.  

2. Math Wheel Activity  

Math Wheel Fun Math Craft Activity

With this maths shape activity, kids will spin the wheel, unleashing their inner maths genius. While their senses spin with excitement, they'll challenge themselves and their friends to solve maths problems that come up in the wheel. 

The materials needed for this craft include:  

  • Fevicol MR 

  • Fevicryl Acrylic Colour 

  • Corrugated sheet 

  • Quilling strip 

  • Paper straw 

  • Coloured chart papers 

  • Felt pen 

  • Pencil 

  • Scale 

  • Paper cutter 

Encourage your kids to cut out the shape of the maths wheel from a corrugated sheet and paint it using Fevicryl Acrylic Colour. Cut shapes from coloured chart papers and write numbers and maths symbols on them with a felt pen. Assemble the cut-outs onto the wheel using Fevicol MR, creating a spinning maths quiz. Secure the wheel with a coiled quilling strip and Fevicol MR. And voila! Your shape activity is now ready for some maths-tastic fun.  

For detailed step-by-step instructions, be sure to check out our Maths wheel activity page here.  

3. 3D Shape Activity with Clay  

3D Shape Activity with Clay

















This activity on Fevicreate is a delightful blend of play and education, ensuring kids have a blast while recognising shapes. Kids can learn sculpting and constructing, making learning both enjoyable and tangible.  

To create this project with clay, you will need:  

Start by kneading the Rangeela Moulding Dough until it is soft and pliable. Cut small portions of the dough with scissors and shape them into various symmetric shapes like squares, triangles, and circles. Use the skewers to create intricate designs or patterns on the shapes. Finally, use Fevicol MR to ensure a strong and long-lasting bond between the clay shapes. 

Make learning an artful adventure with these versatile 3D clay shape activities with our in-depth guide.  

4. Learn Shapes with Different Colours  

Maths Craft Ideas: Different Shapes with different colour

This unique activity brings shapes to life as kids cut, fold, and mould colourful papers into an array of whimsical shapes. By blending creativity and geometry, your little ones will have a blast while learning about circles, squares, triangles, and more. 

Gather your supplies including:  

  • Pencil 

  • Felt pen 

  • Fine art brushes 

  • Chart paper 

  • Rangeela Tempera Colours 

Your kids can start by using chart paper as their base. Draw and cut out various shapes like circles, triangles, squares, and rectangles using a pencil. Use vibrant shades of Rangeela Tempera colours to decorate the shapes. Add fun details and patterns using fine art brushes and felt pens, making your creations pop with colour and creativity. 

Let this craft ignite a world of playful discovery for your little munchkins with our different chart colour shapes activity in a detailed guide where learning meets laughter.  

5. Shape Activity for Kindergarten Kids 

Geometry Shape Activity for Kids

Are you struggling to find engaging activities to teach shapes in kindergarten? This shape activity for your kid is an adventure that combines fun and learning. Children explore shapes through hands-on activities, fostering shape-recognition skills while having a blast.  

The materials needed for this activity include:  

  • Fevicol MR 

  • Rangeela Moulding Dough 

  • Rangeela Tempera Colours 

  • Pencil 

  • Eraser 

  • Scale 

  • Felt pens 

  • Card papers 

  • Barbecue sticks 

  • Pom-poms 

To begin, use a pencil, eraser, and scale to draw and cut various shapes from card paper. Enhance these shapes with vibrant Rangeela Tempera Colours and felt pens. Attach the shapes onto a base using Fevicol MR adhesive. For an extra touch, adorn the creations with pom-poms using Fevicol MR as well as embellishing with barbecue sticks. 

Get into the details with our step-by-step guide here.  

6. Solid 3D Shape Activity  

Solid Shape 3D Craft Activity

Dive into the world of shapes with a twist of fun and quirkiness. This delightful Fevicreate activity transforms geometric learning into an exciting adventure. Kids explore 3D shapes with hands-on projects, making learning a blast while they craft and discover the fascinating world of solid shapes.  

First, gather:  

  • Fevicol MR 

  • Colourful Sheets 

  • Pencil 

  • Scissors 

Let your child use the pencil to trace templates of various solid shapes onto the colourful sheets. Cut out the shapes carefully with the scissors. Apply Fevicol MR on one side of a shape and stick it to the adjacent side to create a 3D effect. Repeat this step for the other solid shapes. Allow the shapes to dry and ensure they are firmly attached for a secure finish. 

Experience a fascinating journey with our solid 3D shape activity to follow steps that make learning shapes an unforgettable adventure for your child. 

7. Identify and Count Edges 3D Shape Activity  

Art & Craft for Maths: Identify and Count Edges 3D Shape Activity

Prepare for a captivating journey of shape discovery at Fevicreate's "Identifying 3D shapes and counting the edges" activity. Kids will have a blast as they explore, laugh, and play while mastering 3D shapes and counting edges in a fun and engaging way.  

Gather the materials needed:  

  • Felt pen 

  • Pencil 

  • Toothpick 

  • 3 strips of colourful paper 

  • Quilling stripes 

  • Rangeela Moulding Dough 

  • Fevicol MR 

Begin by sketching the desired 3D shape outline on the Rangeela moulding dough using a pencil. Use a toothpick or pencil to carefully cut out the shape from the dough, following the outline. Decorate the shape by attaching quilling stripes with Fevicol MR adhesive. Count the edges of the shape one at a time using a felt pen. Repeat the process for each different shape, using different coloured paper strips. 

Remember to refer to the detailed instructions and images provided on our activity page for thorough steps. 

8. 2D Craft Activity  

Learn 2D Shapes Craft activity with 3D Shapes

In this fun with-shapes activity, kids can learn about shapes by creating 2D figures of 3D shapes using dice and a ping-pong ball. This interactive craft allows them to explore geometry concepts in a hands-on way, fostering creativity and mathematical understanding. 

To create this craft, you will need materials such as:  

  • Fevicol MR 

  • Fevicryrl 3D Neon Liners 

  • Rangeela Tempera Colours 

  • Pencil 

  • Scale 

  • Scissors 

  • Mount board 

  • Chart paper 

  • Ping Pong Ball 

  • Dice 

  • Fevistik 

Kids can start by cutting the mount board into equal-sized squares. Stick a chart paper onto each square using Fevistik. Draw a 3D shape on the chart paper, tracing the outline using a ping pong ball. Apply thick lines on the outline with Fevicol MR. Once dry, use neon liners to outline and draw a line through the shape's centre. Roll the dice to determine which 2D shape to create from the 3D shape. Fill in the 2D shape with Rangeela Tempera Colours. Cut out the shape and use Fevicol MR to stick it on the mount board square. Repeat these steps for other 3D shapes. 

You can access this activity's detailed instructions on our 2D maths craft activity page here.  

9. Visualising Solid Shapes  

Learn how to make paper Solid Shape Activity

Step into the enchanting world of pyramids, cuboids, and cones with a splash of fun and excitement. Fevicreate's engaging activity invites kids for an imaginative journey where they learn about solid shapes while having an absolute blast.  

To get started, you'll need:  

  • Fevicol MR 

  • Rangeela Moulding Dough 

  • Rangeela Tempera Colours 

  • Felt pen 

  • Pencil 

  • Chart paper 

  • Quilling strips 

Begin by moulding Rangeela Moulding Dough into various 3D shapes such as cones and pyramids. Use Fevicol MR to secure the shapes on chart paper. Paint the shapes with vibrant Rangeela Tempera Colours to add life to the craft. Enhance depth and dimension by creating quilling strip spirals that represent different shapes and attaching them. Finally, label the shapes to complete the craft in an informative manner. 

Check out the full solid shapes activity guide here and enjoy crafting a colourful and educational masterpiece.

10. Crafting Cubes  

Create a paper craft cube to learn the shape

Get ready for an adventure that's both entertaining and educational. Craft cubes while learning about it with Fevicreate and let your kids explore the world of geometry.  

To get started on this fun with shapes activity, you'll need:  

  • Fevicol MR 

  • Fevicryl 3D Outliner 

  • Pencil 

  • Scissors 

  • Colourful A4 chart papers 

Kids can start by designing cube templates on chart papers. Carefully cut out the templates with scissors. Assemble the cubes by folding and glueing the edges. Decorate the cubes with vibrant colours and patterns using Fevicryl 3D Outliner. Create multiple cubes and arrange them in unique ways for a visually appealing display. 

Explore the fascinating world of 3D shapes maths project ideas with our detailed guide here.  

11. Learn Shapes and Patterns  

Learn different Shapes & Patterns for kids

This maths shape activity is a fun and interactive adventure that turns learning about shapes into an exciting journey. Kids explore the magical world of patterns while mastering problem-solving through creative play.  

To embark on this creative journey, gather materials like:  

  • Fevicol MR 

  • Fevicryl 3D Outliner 

  • Scissors 

  • Pencil 

  • Felt pen 

  • Foam sheets 

  • Chart paper 

Let your kids be creative by designing and cutting colourful shapes from foam sheets. Use these shapes as building blocks to create patterns. Arrange and glue them onto chart paper to make visually appealing designs. Add extra flair by decorating and outlining the patterns with Fevicryl 3D Outliner. 

The result is a vibrant masterpiece where kids learn about shapes and patterns. For detailed instructions, check out the full activity guide here. 

The Takeaway 

By exploring shapes in a fun and interactive manner, children not only grasp geometric concepts but also develop a lifelong love for maths. These creative approaches not only promote cognitive development but also encourage critical thinking and problem-solving skills. As we infuse maths with entertainment, we're not just exploring shapes; we're sculpting young minds and shaping a world of enthusiastic learners.