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Know Your 3D Shapes: Linking Shapes to Names

In this worksheet, students identify the correct name of a 3D shape.

'Know Your 3D Shapes: Linking Shapes to Names' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   3D Shapes

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

In this worksheet, you must identify the correct shape.

 

CUBE and CUBOID

 

A cube has 6 square faces.

 

 

A cuboid has 6 faces, some of which are rectangles.

 

 

PRISMS

Prisms have a flat base and faces that go straight up.

The top face is the same as the base.

 

A triangular prism has a triangular base and top, with upright faces.

 

 

A hexagonal prism has a hexagonal base and top, with upright faces.

 

N.B. A cube and a cuboid are also prisms, but don't count them as prisms in this worksheet. Give them their proper names.

 

 

CYLINDER

 

A cylinder has a circular base and top, with upright faces.

 

 

CONE

A cone has a circular base and rises to a point.

 

 

PYRAMID

A square based pyramid has a square base and rises to a point.

 

 

SPHERE

A sphere is like a round ball.

 

 

HEMISPHERE

A hemisphere is a sphere that has been cut exactly in half. It has a circular base.

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