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Know Your 2D Shapes: Introducing Shapes

In this worksheet, students will recognise 2D shapes and answer questions about them.

'Know Your 2D Shapes: Introducing Shapes' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Year:  Year 1 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Geometry: Properties of Shapes

Curriculum subtopic:   Recognise 2D and 3D Shapes

Popular topics:   Geometry worksheets

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Worksheet Overview

Learn to recognise these shapes.


Remember this is a square. It has four sides that are all the same length.




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


a square


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


a rectangle


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


 a rectangle


This is a triangle. It has three sides.


 a triangle


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


a circle



Is this shape a rectangle, square, circle or triangle?

Count the sides!


 a triangle



It has three sides, so it must be a triangle.


Always check your spelling. 


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