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Know Your 2D Shapes: Introducing Shapes

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

'Know Your 2D Shapes: Introducing Shapes' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Geometry: Properties of Shapes

Curriculum subtopic:   Recognise 2D and 3D Shapes

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Worksheet Overview

Learn to recognise these shapes.


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.




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



Triangle. (A triangle has three sides.)

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