Art Projects for Kids Using Shapes

Here are tons of fun ways to integrate art into the learning of shapes. Children can do art projects based on the individual shapes they’re currently learning or create art using a many shapes at once! So many possibilities and so much inspiration!

This post was originally published on July 29, 2014 and has since been updated.

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Art Projects for Kids Using Shapes

Children are able to better understand new concepts when given the opportunity to participate in hands-on activities. These art projects for kids are wonderful opportunities for kids to explore shapes through creating! If your children or students are currently practicing shapes, you’re sure to find all kinds of inspiration in this shape art roundup!


25 Art Projects for Kids Using Shapes

Art Projects for Kids Using Many Shapes

Shape Art for Kids

1. Cool Bubble Geometry Drawing from Tiny Rotten Peanuts

2. My Shape Book from Babble Dabble Do

3. Contact Paper Window Art from Fun at Home with Kids

4. Kids Get Art: Exploring Klimt from Red Ted Art

5. Christmas Tree Sponge Painting from Buggy and Buddy


art for kids using shapes

6. Geometric Sponge Stamping from The Craft Train

7. Shapes Exploration Art from Art Bar

8. Easy Shape Painting for Toddlers from Meri Cherry

9. Contact Paper Shape Art from Mess for Less


Art Projects for Kids Using Squares

art for kids using squares

10. Art Activity: Square Collage from Mess for Less

11. Elmer the Sponge Painted Elephant from Buggy and Buddy

12. Foil Collage from Picklebums


Art Projects for Kids Using Circles

art for kids using circles

13. A Rainbow of Circles Necklace from Hands On As We Grow

14. Compass Painting from Housing a Forest

15. DIY Easy Wall Art from Putti’s World


circle art for kids

16. Painting with Plastic Easter Eggs from Buggy and Buddy

17. Sponge Painted Caterpillar from Buggy and Buddy

18. Circle Painting from Art Bar


Art Projects for Kids Using Triangles

art for kids using triangles

19. Love Triangle from The Journals of Giddy Giddy

20. Sponge Stamped Triangle Collage from Buggy and Buddy


Art Projects for Kids Using Hearts

art for kids using hearts

21. Rainbow Heart Transparencies from Twig and Toadstool

22. Chalk Stencil Heart Collage from Buggy and Buddy

23. Puffy Hearts from Art Bar

24. Glitter Hearts from Buggy and Buddy

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  1. Thanks for sharing our shape book! I absolutely adore this round-up theme. Gorgeous ideas!

  2. Oh gosh…what a great resource for the art challenged home school that we have been… Great job!

  3. These are great ideas for shape art.

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  4. Some really fantastic and creative ideas there. I heard about shapes encouraging eating food so wrote about it for this weeks Kids Co-op and have featured this post.

  5. thank you so much chelsey for including some of my projects!!! obviously i love using shapes in art….but it is also fun to see what other people are doing. great round up!! xo bar


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