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Know Your 2D Shapes: What is it Called?

In this worksheet, students look at pictures drawn with 2D shapes and name them.

'Know Your 2D Shapes: What is it Called?' 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 these simple 2D shapes.  

You should learn their names and spellings.


Remember this is a square.


This is a rectangle.


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


This is a triangle.


This is a circle.


Look at this picture of a house.



The wall has 4 sides and opposite sides are equal in length. It has 4 right angles at the corners.

It is a rectangle.


The roof has 3 sides.

It is a triangle.


The window in the roof has 4 equal sides and 4 right angles.

It is a square.

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