A shape does not have to have a literal meaning. Children often make shapes for the sheer joy of making them, much as they enjoy drawing lines. - A Place for Ideas: Our Theater
Exercises with shapes:
- create shapes from paper, assemble into a collage
- tear paper to create shapes, try to make recognizable shapes, then make un recognizable shapes
- use clay to make three dimentional shapes
- tie several knots on a rope and then drop the rope on paper - what shape did it make? Trace it to the paper.