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Know Your 2D Shapes: What Can You See?

In this worksheet, students look at 'disguised' 2D shapes and name them.

'Know Your 2D Shapes: What Can You See?' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Geometry: Properties of Shapes

Curriculum subtopic:   Recognise 2D and 3D Shapes

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

This worksheet is about spotting 2D shapes.

2D shapes are 2 dimensional shapes.

This just means that they can be drawn on paper.

 

Remember this is a square.

 

But so is this a square, even though it's been turned.

 

This is a rectangle.

 

But so is this a rectangle, even though it's been turned.

 

This is a triangle.

 

This is a circle.

 

 

 

Example

The picture is made from 2D shapes.

Which shapes can you see?

 

 

Answer

There is...

  • A yellow triangle
  • A white circle
  • A blue rectangle

 

The answer is a triangle, a circle and a rectangle.

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