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Count Vertices on 2D and 3D Shapes

In this worksheet, students will place 2D and 3D shapes in order according to the given criteria.

'Count Vertices on 2D and 3D Shapes' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Year:  Year 2 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Geometry: Properties of Shapes

Curriculum subtopic:   Identify 2D with 3D Shapes

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Worksheet Overview

2D (2-dimensional) shapes are flat and can only be drawn on paper.

3D (3-dimensional) shapes are solid and can be picked up.


You should know the names of the 2D and 3D shapes shown at the bottom of this page.


For both the 2D and 3D shapes, you should know how many VERTICES they have.

vertex is the word we use in maths for a CORNER where two edges meet. Vertices is the plural of vertex.


Are you ready to start counting?


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