Contributed By: Amy Billings, Youth Services

Circle, Square, Triangle, more!

Teaching children to identify and name shapes is a fundamental early literacy skill. Recognizing the differences in shapes helps children when they need to learn to differentiate and learn the names of each letter. Shapes are also a basic math skill. Here is a resource from the experts at Zero to Three with suggestions for ways you can incorporate shape awareness when interacting with your children.

You are your child’s first teacher!