These Montessori-inspired toddler trays are so easy to adapt different ideas to match whatever theme we are currently working on.

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Learn how to use these triangle activities to teach your toddlers shapes

Find out how to use these triangle activities to teach your toddlers shapes

Discover how to use these triangle activities to teach your toddlers shapes

Discover how to use these triangle activities to teach toddlers shapes

Shape Game for Triangles: Find the Shape

I printed off the table size printable from our Find the Shape game. Check out the original post for instructions on how to play.

Use these exciting triangle trays to teach your toddlers shapes

Decorate a Triangle: Colored Rice

Get the printable from this post about Teaching Shapes by Decorating Shapes.

Use these fun triangle trays to teach your toddlers shapes

Pouring

This tray for toddlers has two small glass bowls. One bowl is filled with green triangle pattern blocks. Have your toddler pour the pattern blocks from one bowl to the other and then back again. Use these fun triangle trays to teach toddlers shapes

Counting

Make some simple number cards for this tray. To do this activity, have your child put one triangle on a number as they say that number. Then, they put a triangle on the next number as they say that number, etc.

Find out how to use these triangle activities to teach toddlers shapes

Gluing

This tray had a piece of white paper, several paper triangles, a paintbrush, and some homemade mod podge. Have your toddler make a collage with the paper triangles and to practice gluing using a paintbrush and mod podge.

Use these great triangle trays to teach your toddlers shapes

Fine Motor

This tray has several pipe cleaner pieces that your child can use to make triangles. If your child has difficulty, you can make two sides of the triangle and I let your toddler put the last piece on.

Use these great triangle trays to teach toddlers shapes

As always, Smiley Man really enjoyed his Learning Notebook printables that went along with these tot school trays. It’s still a little weird to me how much he loves coloring, just because Little Bear always hated it. This was a very successful week with tot school, but honestly, I am getting a little tired out having to change Smiley Man’s trays every week. I might go back to changing them every 2 weeks in October. I haven’t decided for sure yet, so stay tuned to find out.

Use these exciting triangle trays to teach toddlers shapes