Open Ended Shape Cat

It has been awhile since we have done an open ended shape activity, so we thought that the last activity of the pet theme we have been doing should be an open ended shape cat!

**This post contains affiliate links. We may get a small commission, at no additional cost to you, for purchases made from our links. All opinions are our own**

Materials Needed

  • Construction Paper (We used Brown and Black for the cat and yellow for the background. Our toddler picked out the brown for her cat)
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Googly Eyes
  • A Marker or Crayon

We started by cutting out a variety of shapes. We used brown for the body of the cat and black for the whiskers. You can also use multiple colors if you want.

Next, we let our toddler pick out shapes and helped her put them onto the paper. The older your child is, the less help they will need with this. We encouraged our toddler to name each shape as she glued it on the paper.

After our toddler finished putting the shapes together, we gave her googly eyes to put on.

Once everything dried, we helped her draw on a nose and a mouth.

Book Suggestions

Children often get more engaged in an activity or art project when it is paired with a book. Here are some suggestions to go with this activity!

If your little one likes this activity, don’t forget to check out the open ended shape dinosaur or the open ended shape fish!

Advertisements

15 thoughts on “Open Ended Shape Cat”

  1. So cute! We have a cat named Snowflake since her fur is all white in color. I bet my boys would love to do something like this, only with white paper, to make their own artwork of her!

    Like

  2. I love that you paired the activity with a book! I will definitely keep that in mind when I am searching out books for my nieces and nephews!

    Like

  3. I am currently looking for crafts that will keep my little ones busy over the cold winter months. This looks like a super fun activity and I am sure we could learn about shapes and colours!

    Like

  4. So cute and fun!!! My Lilah would LOVE this activity ❤️❤️❤️ Perfect for the spring rainy season in Maryland.

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.