This simple box of chocolates heart shapes activity is so much fun and very easy to put together!
If you are looking for a simple shape matching activity that is themed for Valentine’s Day, this is it!
Not only can this be themed for learning about shapes, but you can theme it for learning about:
uppercase/lowercase letter matching
And, so much more!
Even more so, this simple activity can be themed for any time of the year, not just Valentine’s Day..
This easy kids activity can be themed for any season, a birthday, dinosaurs and jungle animals.
So many fun ways to go about this simple kids activity!
Another fun way to go about this simple activity is to use a manipulative with it such as play dough.
Create a set of DIY Play dough mats by using playdough to fill in the “chocolate” shapes! 🙂
I’ll be sharing below how easy this simple activity was to put together and how you can maybe go about it too!
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Cardboard cutout, paper roll cutout, or poster board
Foam sheets or sheets of construction paper
That is all you will need for this simple and very easy Valentines chocolate box activity for kids!
Chocolate Box Shapes Preschool Kids Activity Video Below:
Chocolate Box Shapes Preschool Activities
So, how exactly did you put this simple Valentines box of chocolate activity together?
Well, it only required a few materials.
3 ingredients to be exact.
Here are the steps to put together this simple Valentine chocolate boxes activity:
I drew out a heart onto a cardboard cutout.
Then, I cut out shapes out of foam paper
Tip: Make sure to cut out the shapes your LO is working on out of the foam sheets.
Then, use the cutout foam sheet shapes as a stencil within the heart you drew out.
This makes sure that each shape piece has a place for matching.
Voila! You’ve set out a simple matching activity!
So, now how can you go about this simple Valentine’s Day activity for kids?
Talk about the colors as you add them into their match.
Count them as you add them in.
Talk about the shapes you are adding within the chocolate box.
Another fun way to go about this simple chocolate box activity is to use playdough.
Use playdough to fill in the shapes. Great for fine motor practice.
What other fun ways can we go about this simple kids activity?
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