Shapes VideosThere are some great educational resources on YouTube. Here is a compilation of our favorite shapes songs that are freely available on YouTube. These videos are great for children and parents too.
KidsTV123 – The Shapes Song
This video is a great song to introduce squares, circles and triangles to your preschooler. It has a gentle pace and simple illustrations. This is a great video for young children.
KidsTV123 – The Shapes Song 2
This song is a more advanced song from KidsTV123. It covers a wide range of shapes and has quite a catchy tune. This is a great video for children who have some knowledge of shapes as it covers both basic and advanced shape concepts.
Havefunteaching – Shape Songs
Set to techno beats and with rap lyrics this shapes song is sure to get your child dancing. This video actually consists of a playlist that starts with a shapes song, then covers circle, square, triangle, rectangle, rhombus, trapezoid, parallelogram and finishes on a polygon mega medley.
Vids4Kidz – The Shape Train
The Shape Train video is purely an educational video (no music). It simply features a train that contains multiple carriages with different shapes for cargo. The video is great for kids as it features a train that is moving through the countryside. The video covers circles through to octagons.
Other shape resources
Shape Worksheets – a range of shapes worksheets has been compiled to teach children to recognize and draw shapes from basic through to advanced.
Flashcards – you can use shape flashcards to teach shapes to your child.
Shape Chart – we’ve compiled a basic and advanced shapes chart that parents and teachers can use to teach children.
Educational toys – the tupperware shape sorter is a great educational toy that you can use to teach shapes.