Learning shapes not only help children identify and organize visual information; it helps them learn skills in other curriculum areas including reading, math, and science. An early step in understanding numbers and letters is to recognize their shape.
The preschoolers at K.R.Mangalam World School, PaschimVihar were familiarized with Square shape in a play way method which made their learning more interactive through virtual teaching. The square shape was introduced using concrete objects, PowerPoint presentation and flash cards. Various fun filled related activities made the concept more clear. Children made square with ice-cream sticks /straws and learnt about the sides and corners of the square.They also enjoyed making puppet with square shape cut out.These activities enhanced their knowledge,creative skills and also enabled them to relate the concept of square shape to theirsurroundings.