Skip out on the pumpkin carving mess and instead grab some felt pieces to make this adorable shape-o-lantern that your little ‘pumpkins’ will love!
The shape-o-lantern activity is a hands-on way to teach children about different shapes and colors. Simply cut out pieces of felt into various shapes and then stick them onto a larger felt board for re-usable fun learning that has no messy clean-up. Try it out with your child today and watch their learning light up!
How to Construct
1.Start with a large piece of orange felt and cut it out into a pumpkin shape and add a short green rectangle as the stem.
2. Cut out pieces of various shapes, sizes, and colors for the eyes, nose, and mouth of the shape-o-lantern.
3.Have your child arrange the various shapes into a face or patterns. Have your child identify the shapes as they are putting them on the shape-o-lantern.
4. Remake faces over and over again for sustainable, mess-free fun learning!