# Know Your 2D and 3D Shapes: Can You Name Them?

In this worksheet, students identify whether a shape is 2D or 3D and know its name. They begin to learn how to correctly spell these names.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   3D Shapes

Difficulty level:

### QUESTION 1 of 10

Remember the names of these 2D and 3D shapes.

2D shapes are flat

 circle triangle (3 sides) rectangle (4 sides) square (4 equal sides)

3D shapes are solid

 cube cuboid cylinder cone sphere

Example

Name this shape.

Cone

Name this 3D shape.

Name this 3D shape.

Name this 3D shape.

Name this 2D shape.

Name this 3D shape.

Name this 2D shape.

Name this 2D shape.

Name this 3D shape.

Name this 2D shape.

Name this 2D shape.

• Question 1

Name this 3D shape.

cube
Cube
EDDIE SAYS
All its sides and faces are the same.
• Question 2

Name this 3D shape.

cuboid
Cuboid
EDDIE SAYS
Some of its faces are rectangles.
• Question 3

Name this 3D shape.

cylinder
Cylinder
EDDIE SAYS
It has a circular base.
• Question 4

Name this 2D shape.

rectangle
Rectangle
EDDIE SAYS
It has 4 right angles.
• Question 5

Name this 3D shape.

sphere
Sphere
EDDIE SAYS
It is like a ball.
• Question 6

Name this 2D shape.

square
Square
EDDIE SAYS
It has 4 equal sides and 4 right angles.
• Question 7

Name this 2D shape.

triangle
Triangle
EDDIE SAYS
It has 3 sides.
• Question 8

Name this 3D shape.

Cone
cone
EDDIE SAYS
It has a circular base and goes to a point.
• Question 9

Name this 2D shape.

Circle
circle
EDDIE SAYS
It is curved and flat.
• Question 10

Name this 2D shape.

Rectangle
rectangle
EDDIE SAYS
It is like a stretched square.
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