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Dinosaurs are a fantastic way to motivate your preschool or kindergarten student to practice tracing. Scoop up this set of printable Dinosaur Shapes Tracing Pages and have fun reviewing shapes while practicing fine motor skills.
How to Use the Dinosaur Shapes Tracing Pages
You can simply print the pages and let your student trace the dinosaur shapes with a crayon, pencil, or marker.
However, if you want to reuse the pages, laminate them or use them with Dry Erase Sleeves or page protectors and a dry erase marker.
If your student isn’t ready to write, your student can use a variety of manipulatives to “trace” the dinosaur shapes.
You can try yarn, pipe cleaners, playdough, or even small candies to place around the shapes.
Benefits of the Dinosaur Shapes Tracing Pages
These dinosaur shape tracing pages will help your student practice fine motor skills. They can also help your student with other skills.
You can use the pages to teach the shape names to your student. “Look at this shape. It has four sides. Let’s count them. What is the name of a shape that has four sides and looks like a kite? Yes! It’s a diamond.”
You can also use these pages to help your student analyze two-dimensional shapes. Ask questions. Is an octagon like a hexagon? How are they the same? How are they different? How many sides does an octagon have? How many sides does a hexagon have?
Which one of the shapes from the tracing pages looks the most like a real dinosaur?
The tracing pages will also help your student learn the names of shapes. Ten shapes are included in this printable set:
How to Get Started with Your Dinosaur Shapes Tracing Pages
Follow these simple instructions to get started with the Dinosaur Shapes Tracing Pages.
- Print the Dinosaur Shapes Tracing Pages
- Laminate the pages, or use them with Dry Erase Sleeves or page protectors.
- Give your student a dry erase marker to trace the dinosaur shapes. Alternatively, give your student a special manipulative to “trace” the pages.
Download the Free Dinosaur Shapes Tracing Pages
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Learn More About Shapes
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