Shapes Coloring Pages
Does your kid have problem with his/ her handwriting? Does it look unintelligible? Probably it's because he/ she doesn't get enough pre-writing lesson. You're probably wondering now what on earth is pre-writing lesson. Well, it's a simple fun training course aiming to improve the child's motor skills. Yup, you heard that right. Before you can ask your kid to write on their own, you need to make sure that his/ her motor skills are fine tuned. Preschool children has not gained full control of the motor nerves on their hands. You have to assist them to do so. And the best way to do it is by teaching basic geometry shapes.
In this post, I share with you a number of shapes coloring pages for preschoolers. They're perfect to help enhance your child's motor skills, thus, refining his/ her handwriting too in the process. You can ask them to draw simple lines following the dashes until a complete shape is formed. You can also ask them to draw from scratch and color them altogether. These basic shape printable will certainly be a fun activity for kids. Just make sure you only use them for personal and educational purpose. You must not put them in any commercial use.
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Fun Facts about Basic Shapes for Kids
- Triangles are polygons with the least possible number of sides (three). The three internal angles of a triangle always add to 180 degrees. An equilateral triangle has three sides of equal length and three equal angles.
- The longest side of a right angle triangle is called the hypotenuse, it is always found opposite the right angle. Trigonometry is the study of the relationship between the angles of triangles and their sides. Triangle shapes are often used in construction because of their great strength.
- A square is a polygon with 4 sides of equal length and 4 right angle corners (90 degree corners). Because it has 4 sides of equal length, a square is a regular quadrilateral. A square is also a rectangle with equal sides and a rhombus with right angles.
- A square has 4 lines of reflectional symmetry. Square shapes are often used by humans for design and engineering purposes such as town planning. A cube features six square faces and in many ways is like a square, only in three dimensions rather than two.
- A circle is a round, two dimensional shape that looks similar to the letter ‘O’. In strict mathematical language, circle refers to the boundary of the shape while ‘disk’ is used to refer to the whole shape, including the inside.
- The circle shape is a favorite of humans and can be seen in many designs. The invention of the wheel (a circle shape) was one of the most important in human history.