Loading please wait

The smart way to improve grades

Comprehensive & curriculum aligned

Try an activity or get started for free

2D and 3D Shapes: Recognising Descriptions

In this worksheet, students name the 2D and 3D shapes from the given clues.

This content is premium and exclusive to EdPlace subscribers.

'2D and 3D Shapes: Recognising Descriptions' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   3D Shapes

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

 2-dimensional (2-D) shapes are flat and can only be drawn on paper.

3-dimensional (3-D) shapes are solid and can be picked up.  

You should know the names of the following shapes.


What is EdPlace?

We're your National Curriculum aligned online education content provider helping each child succeed in English, maths and science from year 1 to GCSE. With an EdPlace account you’ll be able to track and measure progress, helping each child achieve their best. We build confidence and attainment by personalising each child’s learning at a level that suits them.

Get started

Try an activity or get started for free

  • educational
  • bettfutures
  • cxa
  • pta
  • era2016
  • BDA award
  • Explore LearningTuition Partner
  • tacm