Ricky Rectangle is my name.
My four sides are not the same.
2 are short and 2 are long.
Count my sides, come right along.
1, 2, 3, 4.

*Art

Sponge Painting
Need: construction paper rectangle, paint, rectangular sponges

Place paint in a shallow container. Have children dip the sponges into
the paint and press onto their construction paper to create a rectangle
shapes mural.

Rectangle Mural
Need: variety of rectangles

Cut rectangles from many different types of paper; construction, gift wrap... Give each child a sheet of construction paper. Place the pre-cut rectangles on the table with glue. The children pick out and glue onto thier paper the rectangles to create a rectangle collage.

Draw a square, draw a square
Shaped like a tile floor.
Draw a square, draw a square
All with corners four.

Sammy Square

Sammy Square is my name.
My four sides are just the same.
Turn me around, I don't care.
I'm always the same.
I'm Sammy Square.

Friendly Shapes Two

Make a circle, make a circle, (draw in the air)
Draw it in the sky
Use your finger, use your finger,
Make it round as a pie

Draw a square, draw a square,
Make the lines so straight.
Make a square, make a square,
Draw a box in the air.

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Square College
Need: Various sized squares cut from construction paper, one 8-inch
construction paper square per child.

Give each child one 8 inch square cut from construction paper. Have
an assortment of various size squares in piles from which the
children may choose. Have the children glue various sizes of squares
onto their large square paper.

When the children are finished make a wall decoration by taping each
square side by side onto a wall or bulletin board. Retain the basic
square shape by taping each paper in a equal array of rows and columns.

*Star

*Art

Shiny Stars

Cut a star shape from poster board. Glue aluminum foil onto the shape. Punch a hole near the top and using yarn or string hang the stars from the ceiling.

Draw a triangle, draw a triangle
With corners three.
Draw a triangle, draw a triangle
Draw it just for me.

Tommy Triangle

I'm Tommy Triangle.
Look at me!
Count my sides.
One, two, three.

*Art

Tissue Triangle Art
Need: Tissue paper triangles, diluted glue, wax paper, paint brushes

Cut triangles out of different colors of tissue paper. Set out
brushes and diluted glue. Give each child a piece of waxed paper.
Have the children brush the glue on their papers and place the
triangles on top of the glue.
Encourage them to work on small areas at a time and to overlap their
triangles to create new colors. For a shiny effect, brush more glue
over the children's papers when they have finished. Attach
construction paper frames. Then punch a hole in one corner of each
frame and hang the papers from the ceiling or in a window.

Forest

Cut triangles of different sizes from green construction paper. Have
the children glue the green triangles on blue paper to create
Christmas tree "forests." Different shades of green
make the pictures more attractive. Try brushing some glue on the
construction paper and sprinkling with salt to make snow.

*Ovals

Ollie Oval

I am Ollie Oval
A football shape is mine
Some people think that I'm an egg
But I think I look fine!