Popsicle Stick Symmetry! Ages 3+

This is an easy way to talk about colors, shapes and symmetry. All you need is some tape and colored popsicle sticks! Symmetry is a fundamental part of geometry, nature, and shapes. It creates patterns that help us organize our world conceptually. We see symmetry every day but often don’t realize it.

Painters tape
Colored Popsicle Sticks

Popsicle Stick Symmetry! AGES 3+This is an easy way to talk about colors, shapes and symmetry. All you need is some…

Posted by LEARN as you PLAY- Preschool Activities on Thursday, August 16, 2018

First make a line with a piece of painters tape. Then make a design with some of the popsicle sticks. See if your little one can recreate the design on the other side of the tape.

This is a great activity to incorporate a lot of math talk about colors and shapes. What shapes do you see? How many sticks did you use to make the shape? How many red sticks do you see? Which color do you see the most of? Which color do you see the least of?


Like this article?

Share on facebook
Share on Facebook
Share on twitter
Share on Twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on Linkdin
Share on pinterest
Share on Pinterest

Introducing Our New Online Learning Course!

Phonological Awareness

Playing with Sounds in Language

We like to think of phonological awareness in preschool as playing with, recognizing and working with the sounds of language – or the sound system of language. Pre-Reading skills have a significant impact on a child’s ability to read and understand. 

You will get:

  • 23 Activities with Videos
  • Easy 5-10 Minute Activities
  • Access a Private Facebook Support Group