# Count the Number of Sides of 2D Shapes

In this worksheet, students will study the shapes and count the sides.

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 count the number of sides on each shape and answer the questions.

Example

How many shapes have three sides?

How many shapes have four sides?

How many shapes have more than five sides?

There is 1 shape above with three sides. This is the last shape - the orange triangle.

There are 0 shapes above with four sides.

There are 2 shapes above with more than five sides. They are the red and the light blue shapes. They both have six sides, so they are hexagons.

The rest of the shapes above have five sides. A 5-sided shape is called a pentagon.

Let's have a go at counting sides in the following questions - write your answers as a number.

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