How do you introduce shapes to kids?

When you begin to introduce shapes to kids, use flash cards to show them the basic shapes such as circles, triangles, squares, and ovals.  You can point to the square and show them how to count the sides and corners.  As kids master the basic shapes, they can begin to progress to more complex shapes such as hexagons.  As your child learns to identify the different characteristics of shapes, they are also practicing math fluency. These are skills they will use as they progress to more advanced mathematical concepts of geometry.