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Drawing and Tracing Geometric Shapes

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Precursor to Kindergarten - K.G.A.3

How Drawing and Tracing Geometric Shapes Helps You Learn Them - Learning is a part of our life. We will keep learning as long as we are alive. It will never stop. However, learning can be hard sometimes. Especially in mathematics, learning the concepts can require a little more efforts to learn. The most tricky in mathematics is learning about geometric shapes. If you want to learn it the easy way, the best thing is to teach them how to draw and trace the geometric shapes. Let's get to know how drawing and tracing geometric shapes can help you learn them: Drawing and tracing can help you get familiar to the many diverse shapes and patterns of the geometry. With tracing, you will be able to quickly learn to understand and learn the anatomy and structure of the shape. It can also help you understand how you can draw an image or shape without frustratingly eyeballing it for the longest time. Tracing and drawing geometric shapes over and over can broaden your vision in identifying any foreshortening. Foreshortening is the word used to describe how an image looks when it is completed. These worksheets will help students learn how to draw geometric shapes. We lead students through a progression that starts with tracing shapes and then moves to free hand drawing.

Printable Worksheets and Lessons

Lesson Sheets

Trace, enlarge, and learn to draw in parts.

  • Lesson 1 - Draw a slightly larger bag in box 2.
  • Lesson 2 - Outline the flower. Start with the center circle and then draw each petal. I recommend doing it clockwise.
  • Lesson 3 - Look at the spoon above. Trace the spoon. Outline the spoon to understand the different shapes in it. Draw a bigger version of those shapes.
  • Guided Lesson - Draw a much larger jug and color it in.

Practice Worksheets

Tracing paper, or even plain paper, can help kids get this quickly.

  • Practice 1 - Trace the cheese and then draw a slightly larger piece of cheese. Label any shapes you can find.
  • Practice 2 - Trace the bulb and color it in.
  • Practice 3 - Trace this cup and then draw a cup without coloring it in.
  • Practice 4 - The maple leaf looks like Team Canada's hockey jersey. Wonder why?