Make use of paper, foam or felt scraps from previous craft projects in this creative line and shapes learning activity. Combine various line cut-outs into shapes and interesting images. Put together an entire picture, if you like!
Gather paper, craft foam or felt scraps. Cut out different kinds of lines like straight lines, arcs, curved lines, wavy lines, and zigzags. Make them in a variety of sizes and colors.
Learn all about shapes by putting the lines together to form all kinds of shapes.
Put straight lines together to form basic shapes like triangles, squares, rectangles, stars, and other polygons.
Connect three or more arcs or curved lines to form a circle or oval.
Though a rainbow is not a shape, you can make one by stacking together arcs of increasing size.
Combine the lines to come up with more shapes and objects. You can make easy ones like a sun, house and heart.
Try making more complex objects and images. You can make anything out of lines!
Build your favorite things and all kinds of fun stuff. It's a great way to exercise your imagination.
Combine all the objects you made to create a picture. Add more details until you're happy with how your picture looks.
If you want to keep your picture permanently, find a sheet of construction paper large enough to accomodate your picture. Glue the objects and lines onto the background paper.