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Tangram Color Sort

Tangram Color Sort

‘I love using all the toys and tools we have around the house to help my kids work on a skill in a fun way. C, my son loves everything in its place and so he loves sorting. He has sorted paper clips and a few other things around. Today I will share with you his tangram color sort.

This tangram color sort was perfect for my son while we homeschooled his older sister.

This activity was so quick and simple to put together and it allowed me to focus on J while she was doing her work. The best part was that C loved it so much that once he sorted all the pieces, he simply emptied the cups and started all over again.

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I love finding quick hands on activities to help my preschooler learm. This tangram color sort was perfect for my son while we homeschooled his older sister.

  1. Place all the cups that correspond to your tangrams on the tray.
  2. Empty all the tangrams on the tray
  3. Demonstrate what needs to be done with a few tangrams
  4. Have your child sort by color.

 

We were also able to talk about the shapes of each tangram piece. C had a had time saying parallelogram and simply called it a diamond. A few other things that you could do are count the shapes as they are placed in the cups as well as sorting them by shapes.