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Know Your 2D Shapes: What Can You See?

In this worksheet, students will 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. It has four sides which are all the same length.

 

 

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

 

 

This is a rectangle. It has four sides. The opposite sides are the same length.

 

 

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

 

 

This is a triangle. It has three sides.

 

 

This is a circle. It has only one side that goes all the way round.

 

 

Example

The picture is made from 2D shapes.

Which shapes can you see? 

Remember to count the number of sides.

 

 

Answer

There is:

A yellow triangle

A white circle

A blue rectangle

 

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

 

Let's have a go at spotting some more shapes in the questions.

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