In this activity, we are going to look at 3D shapes.
A 3D shape is a solid shape that is not flat. It has 3 dimensions - length, width and depth.
In this activity, you must choose which of these 3D shapes is the most like a given object.
For example, which of these shapes is this post box most like?
Look at the shapes below. Which one of those shapes does the post box look similar to? It's the cylinder.
How about this globe?
It is most like the sphere. It's not perfect because it has an extra bit attached to it, but if you removed the stand, it would be a sphere.
Are you ready to have a go?
You should know the names of these shapes: