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Shape Shop

We did this activity during our Shape theme week

This was a game I made up on the fly that Little Dragon really enjoyed. 

I  have shape buttons and I wasn't sure what I was going to use them for aside from standard sorting.  
We started there. 

After all the shapes were sorted by shape I asked Little Dragon to name all of the shapes.  There were a couple of more complex shapes such as hexagons and octagons.  These needed a bit of practice.  To get the practice in I made up this game.  

I told Little Dragon that he was a shop owner.  I asked what kind of shop he wanted to run.  He picked car shop. 

I said all of the shapes were different car parts and I was going to come in as different customers to buy the parts I needed to fix my car. 

He agreed, of course. 

I would use a different voice for each costumer and ask for mix matched things like 3 octagons and 5 yellow triangles.  This incorporated color, numbers, and shapes.  

Little Dragon got a kick out of the different voices and soon started making requests.  He giggled and giggled.  

It was a fantastic game that he really enjoyed playing and we played for a good hour all while practicing shapes (and voices for me)


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