Shape Bingo

Shape Bingo lesson plan

  • 1.

    Print out the Shape Bingo template from the <a href=;;

  • 2.

    Activity Book</a

  • 3.

    . Glue it with a Crayola® Glue Stick onto poster board or cardboard. An adult can use a sharp knife to cut out each shape to make a stencil or use shape templates available in art and office supply stores, or children can draw their own shapes.

  • 4.

    To make playing pieces: Mark a 7-inch square on white poster board with Crayola® Washable Markers. With Crayola® Scissors, cut out the square.

  • 5.

    Divide the square into three rows (across) and three columns (up and down) with marker lines.

  • 6.

    Inside the small squares, use a shape template to trace around each shape. Put a different shape in each square of the bingo card. Color the shapes with markers. Make several bingo cards if you like.

  • 7.

    To make calling cards, trace around one shape each on nine index cards. Color.

  • 8.

    To make playing chips, form small balls of Crayola® Dough. Press them down slightly.

  • 9.

    To play: Choose one person to be the caller. Mix up the calling cards. Players choose their playing cards. The caller shows and names one shape at a time. Players find the shape on their boards and mark it with a chip.


  • Listening
  • Reading Pictures
  • Vocabulary
  • Physical: Eye - Hand Coordination
  • Physical: Small Muscles
  • Social & Emotional: Flexibility
  • Social & Emotional: Making Friends
  • Thinking: Observing
  • Thinking: Problem Solving
  • Thinking: Understanding Concepts