One fun math concept that the school year begins with is shapes! We're focusing on shapes for this week's theme for the Virtual Book Club for Kids! We are featuring the adorable picture book Mouse Shapes by Ellen Stoll Walsh.
We have 5 fun activities for you and your preschooler this week, plus songs and more shape book recommendations so read on for our Shape Week Activity plan.
Mouse Shapes Virtual Book Club for Kids Featured Book.
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This week's featured book is Mouse Shapes by Ellen Stoll Walsh. What can you make with one oval, two circles, and eight triangles? Just ask three clever mice—who even find a funny way to trick a sneaky cat in this beloved picture book.
If you haven't got a copy of the book - why not listen to it below being read aloud?
Weekly Virtual Book Club Plans
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Shape Songs and Rhymes for Preschoolers
Kick off your shape fun with these shaped themed songs for your preschooler!
The Shape Song #1 | Super Simple Songs
Name the Shape Game | Jack Hartmann
Mouse Shapes Activities
Each week on the Virtual Book Club for Kids we find 5 easy and simple activities you can do with your preschooler at home to share with you.
Although we don't have a lesson plan or set schedule we have found that the structure of the week below works well if you are home with your preschooler all week.
Shapes Weekly Plan
Shape Books for Preschoolers
Want a few more shape books to read? Check out these other 3 recommended books for preschoolers all about shapes below.
Round Is a Tortilla: A Book of Shapes by Roseanne Thong
Tangled: A Story About Shapes by Anne Miranda
Shape by Shape by Suse MacDonald
Additional Book Themed Activities
Looking for more ways to have fun with shapes and books by Ellen Stoll Walsh? Try one of these weekly plans.
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