# Solve the Clues to Find the 2D Shape

In this worksheet, students will read descriptions and identify the 2D shape being described.

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Geometry: Properties of Shapes

Curriculum subtopic:   Recognise 2D and 3D Shapes

Popular topics:   Shape worksheets, Geometry worksheets

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#### Worksheet Overview

In this activity, we will be identifying the shape from the clues given.

Look at this square.

It has 4 sides.

It has 4 corners.

It has 4 right angles.

All the sides have the same length.

Look at this rectangle.

It has 4 sides.

It has 4 corners.

It has 4 right angles.

The top and bottom are the same length.

The left and right sides are the same length.

Look at this triangle.

It has 3 sides.

It has 3 corners.

Look at this circle.

It has 0 sides.

It has 0 corners.

It is curved.

Example

Which shape could it be?

It has 4 corners.

The corners are the areas where the two sides meet.

If you count the corners of both the square and the rectangle, you will see that they both have 4 corners so it could be either of these shapes.

Square and Rectangle

Would you like to be a shape-detective in this activity and follow the clues to discover the shapes?

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