Are you looking for engaging and entertaining Dr. Seuss Activities for Kids? These Shape of Me Shadow Clip Cards are a fun, hands-on activity that will help your kids develop their visual discrimination and fine motor skills.
Shape of Me Shadow Clip Cards:
By squeezing clothespins open and attaching them to the cards, your kids will be developing their fine motor skills, finger muscle strength, and hand and eye coordination.
What Is Visual Discrimination?
When matching a picture to its shadow, your kids are working on identifying the similarities and differences between the pictures. By doing this activity, they are developing their visual discrimination skills. These skills are important when learning the ABC’s and pre-reading skills.
Getting Ready To Use The Shape of Me Shadow Clip Cards:
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- 19 Shadow Clip Cards
What Else Is Needed:
- The Shape of Me by Dr. Seuss
- White Card Stock or Copy Paper
- Laminator and Laminating Pouches
- Scissors or Paper Cutter
- Pencil Box or Pencil Pouch
To prepare this visual discrimination activity, fill out the form below to automatically download and print the cards for this activity. I like to print my resources on white card stock, because the thicker paper is more durable. But, you can use copy paper too.
If you want your kids to be able to check their answers, mark a dot or put a sticker on the back of the card where the clothespin will be after they clip it.
Next, laminate the cards so your kids can use them over and over and cut them apart. You can store the cards with some clothespins in a pencil box or pouch.
How To Use The Shape of Me Shadow Clip Cards:
After reading the book The Shape of Me by Dr. Seuss, your kids will select a card and identify the picture on it. Next, they will look at the three boxes below the picture and fine the its shadow. Your children will then clip a clothespin onto the shadow that matches the picture.
This independent visual discrimination activity can be used for small groups, morning tubs, or as an enrichment activity for early finishers in any early elementary classroom or homeschool.
These Visual Discrimination Shadow Clip Cards are a fun, hands-on way for your kids to practice identifying the similarities and differences between the pictures and work on developing their fine motor skills!
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