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  • Sep 3rd


    • Sep 4th

      Hi parcalibulutludondurma,
      You're very welcome. Have a lovely day! :)

  • Aug 10th

    A great maths resource for a student who likes dinosaurs. Thanks

    • Aug 10th

      Hi twinkleAUS,
      You're very welcome :)

  • Jul 26th

    activities with preschoolers
    thank you

  • Jul 13th

    Toddler group cutting activity

  • Jun 24th

    Reception class

  • Jun 13th

    Handy pre made shapes ready to cut out and be made into a variety of pictures. Great for creativity and learning about the properties of 2D shapes.

  • Jun 12th

    this make my child happy to learn

  • Jun 4th

    My children (3 and 2) love this! Great for developing fine motor skills

  • May 18th

    my children love this - great for developing shape knowledge, size, ordering and fine motor skills

  • May 18th

    i'm going to laminate these with a little sticky velcro on the back so the younger children can build the dinosaurs :)

  • May 14th

    I will be using these in art class with 3 & 4 yo. I will have die cut shapes ready and they will have to match shape to build their dino

    • May 14th

      Hi twinsmom74,
      That sounds lovely! :)

  • Apr 26th

    I will use it as a dino building center, to work out more with geometric figures. As I work with 5-6 yo, they will have to build on the mat or at its side, acording to each child´s possibility.

  • Apr 25th

    حلو كتير انا طبقتهم مع ابني

  • Apr 18th

    Learning about shapes during our Dinosaur Theme.

  • Apr 14th

    I am using this as part of a dinosaur dig class I am giving for our homeschool co-op.

  • Apr 10th

    Perfect for our integrated shape/dino week

  • Apr 9th

    Dinosaur week at school

  • Apr 7th


  • Mar 28th

    shape manipulatives

  • Mar 26th

    use as a starter activity for teaching shapes

  • Mar 18th

    2D shape pictures

  • Mar 9th

    abstract shape building

  • Feb 29th

    Adapt it for teaching shape names in Chinese.

  • Feb 28th

    use as a starter activity for teaching shapes

  • Feb 9th

    Pre K math center activity

  • Dec 26th

    Preschool math activity for dinosaur themed week

  • Dec 2nd

    Assessment in simplistic terms for a child with learning difficulties, 2d shapes/counting

  • Nov 22nd

    so cool

  • Nov 8th

    sticking and shapes revision

  • Oct 11th

    EYFS 2d shape cutting practise with a dinosaur theme.

  • Sep 17th

    This will be one of the activities at our dinosaur fun day!

  • Sep 13th

    Prep kids with shape, colour and instructional needs

  • Sep 13th

    We are using this in our 2D space lesson this week. Looks fantastic.

  • Sep 10th


  • Sep 3rd

    Wall display

  • Aug 30th

    Prep Maths

  • Aug 25th

    the kids had so much fun doin this activity

  • Aug 16th

    lots of possibilities her with this resource. I would integrate with dinosuar theme and 2d shapes maths.

  • Aug 15th

    As a revision of 2D shapes before moving into 3D shapes

  • Aug 11th

    Excellent way to use Dinosaur topic in connection with maths.

  • Aug 9th

    im thinking of using this with playdough. maybe get the kids to roll out and cut the required shape to fit the template..... hope it works :).

  • Aug 7th

    support class maths

  • Aug 6th

    kindergarten children maths

  • Aug 5th

    to support sons interest

  • Aug 4th

    For my son's maths project!

  • Aug 3rd

    For my daughter

  • Aug 3rd

    A fun dinosaur activity always motivates my son! Thanks

  • Jul 29th

    for teaching ESl students

  • Jul 29th

    Shape space and measures. Thank you for sharing

  • Jul 28th

    I have a student(he has severe autism) who is hard to motivate and who loves dinosaurs, so thought this would be a useful resource

  • Jul 22nd

    I am teaching 2D shapes tomorrow and I was thinking this could be a fun way for learners to interact with the shapes.

    • Jul 22nd

      Hi MissSchoeman,
      Thank you for commenting! :) Sounds like a great idea!

  • Jul 19th

    free time activity in my preschool class.

    • Jul 19th

      Hi missgreenwood89,
      That's a lovely idea - thanks for letting others know! :)

  • Jul 18th

    Thank you. My autistic daughter struggles with shapes but loves dinosaurs, so this will be very helpful to us!

    • Jul 19th

      Hi samgathard,
      Thank you for your feedback! I'm really glad we could help :)

  • Jul 14th

    Thank you for sharing this very versatile resource. I will be using it to draw from the children's interest in dinosaurs to develop their creativity and knowledge of colour, shape and number concepts as well as language.

    • Jul 14th

      Hi Manumz,
      You're very welcome! Thank you for commenting :)

  • Jul 12th

    fun learning shapes for kids

    • Jul 12th

      Hi lakshmi123,
      Thank you for sharing! :)

  • Jul 6th

    literacy group - maths table

    • Jul 6th

      Hi Alexandra.Sutch1,
      Thank you for sharing! :)

  • Jul 6th

    Shape recognition as well as cutting skills for some of my class.

    • Jul 6th

      Hi sonias70,
      That's a lovely idea - thanks for letting others know! :)

  • Jul 5th

    Develop fine motor skills in prep class. Will also do incidental work on name and properties of shapes.

    • Jul 5th

      Hi bluegirl1,
      Thank you so much for your feedback! :)

  • Jul 5th

    I will use it with my pre-prep early intervention class to talk about shapes and colours. We will also use it to work on listening and following directions

    • Jul 5th

      Hi pnobb1,
      Great to hear it will be so useful :) Thanks for your feedback!

  • Jul 5th

    I can't wait to use this with my Pre-Prep class and revise shapes when working on our dinosaurs unit. I will use it as an early finishers activity too.

    • Jul 5th

      Hi kerynjohnson,
      Great! Thanks for sharing!

  • Jul 5th

    Thanks for this great activity. I will also get the students to write a sentence about what shapes have been used to make the dinosaur.

    • Jul 5th

      Hi shobs7,
      Great to hear it will be so useful :) Thanks for your feedback!

  • Jul 5th

    This would make a great rainy day lunchtime activity.

    • Jul 5th

      Hi Bromell,
      Great to hear it will be so useful :) Thanks for your feedback!

  • Jul 2nd


    • Jul 2nd

      Hi lindseymeakin,
      Thank you so much for your feedback! :)

  • Jun 30th

    Fine motor skills

    • Jun 30th

      Hi goodreaux,
      That's a lovely idea - thanks for letting others know! :)

  • Jun 29th

    class discussion

  • Jun 23rd

    This resource is for my final prac! we are doing 2D shapes and the kids love dinosaurs so I will be using this to consolidate their learning and for a bit of revision in regards to their shapes.

    • Jun 23rd

      Hi Ejayne93,
      That's a great idea - thanks for letting others know! :)

  • Jun 16th

    My classroom theme this month is dinosaurs. I will be using this to reinforce shape recognition and fun. Class ages 3-5yr olds

    • Jun 16th

      Hi ODellk,
      That's a lovely idea - thanks for letting others know! :)

  • Jun 13th

    These would be perfect for a dinosaur theme for preschool.

    • Jun 14th

      Hi JAER96,
      Thank you for your feedback! I'm really glad we could help :)

  • Jun 11th

    shape and color activity for kids up to 5 years

    • Jun 11th

      Hi kwojeck,
      That's a great idea - thanks for letting others know! :)

  • Jun 8th

    shapes and colour activity for my 3 year olds

    • Jun 8th

      Thanks for your comment carloseloy. :)

  • Jun 8th

    Preschool activity

  • May 29th

    shape unit

  • May 23rd

    early reading, following instructions

  • May 11th

    Cutting skills, matching shapes

  • May 10th


  • May 10th


  • May 10th


  • May 8th

    I have a boy who is obsessed with dinosaurs. Will be great to see him cut the shapes out

  • May 7th

    cont prov in the maths area

  • May 6th

    fun shape recognition for toddlers who adore dinosaurs - a marvellous extension activity

  • May 6th

    Shape recognition for my grade R lesson

  • Apr 25th

    I would use it for fine motor and shape recognition.

  • Apr 21st

    for shape recognition and fine motor skills

  • Apr 20th

    For a kindergarten shape recognition activity involving 2D shapes

  • Apr 19th

    shape recognition activity with pre schoolers

  • Apr 15th

    Too cute, I will use these with the preschool child I care for

  • Apr 13th


  • Apr 7th

    To help support with shape language for a couple of boys who love dinosaurs

  • Mar 30th

    end of topic recap and a bit of fun that engages the children

  • Mar 21st

    To engage a student with ASD who loves Dinosaurs.

  • Mar 20th

    My students are learning this week the letter D and its sound. I will be using the resource to make dinosaurs with the variety of shapes, I like my students to have the opportunity to make the dinosaurs that they want, not what I call 'gimmicky art' where everyone has made the same. Thank you for this opportunity. It is also an excellent activity to develop scissor cutting skills and shape learning.

  • Mar 19th


  • Mar 12th

    sen maths

  • Mar 10th

    Matching shapes. My daughters montessori is doing dinosaurs activities and i want to reinforce it at home.

  • Mar 2nd

    for matching shapes

  • Feb 23rd

    great fun matching shapes and finding out we don't need to use all shapes

  • Feb 23rd

    this is just what I needed

  • Feb 16th

    parents activity

  • Feb 16th

    shape recognition, interest theme"dinosaurs"

  • Feb 15th

    shape recognition

  • Feb 13th

    Independent challenge in maths area

  • Feb 11th

    shape recognition

  • Feb 3rd

    maths - shape

  • Feb 2nd

    challenge activities

  • Jan 31st

    To help with scissor skills and shape recognision and both kids happen to love dinosaurs so it's perfect xx

  • Jan 26th

    Links with our topic of dinosaurs and shapes.

  • Jan 25th

    Shape recognition and cutting and sticking for a dinosaur theme in Reception

  • Jan 21st

    cutting and sticking exercises for Early Year. Supporting Dinosaur language for a dinosaur theme.

  • Jan 20th

    linking visual and hands on craft with dinosaur and history of the planet project

  • Jan 19th

    To link to dinosaur topic and for shape matching and learning names of shapes and colours

  • Jan 19th

    In the design and technology area to make pictures of dinosaurs

  • Jan 19th

    teaching 2d shapes and linked with dinosaur topic

  • Jan 19th

    Teaching 2d shapes

  • Jan 12th

    I'm teaching the names of shapes to Korean children. They really love dinosaurs.

  • Jan 11th

    shape recognition and letter D activity

  • Jan 11th

    teaching 2 d shapes to 5 year olds

  • Jan 10th

    I am creating themed kits for my new entrant class to teach number knowledge- with a few strand activities included

  • Jan 9th

    learn shapes

  • Jan 8th

    i would use this for shape and colour recognition. Social interaction of taking turns, sharing and developing relationships.

  • Jan 8th

    Learn shapes

  • Jan 5th

    developing ability to use correct vocabulary especially for EAL children

  • Jan 3rd

    Shape recognition, fine motor skills, communication and language, psed, nuw

  • Jan 2nd

    2D shape recognition linked to dinosaur topic

  • Dec 18th

    dinosaurs topic - shape maths

  • Dec 12th

    To encourage engagement in dinosaur theme for an autistic child who loves shapes.

Build a Shape Dinosaur Activity

Build a Shape Dinosaur Activity - This handy worksheet gives your children the opportunity to show how much they've learned about this topic.
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