The smart way to improve grades

Comprehensive & curriculum aligned

Affordable pricing from £10/month

Know Your 2D and 3D Shapes: Can You Name Them?

In this worksheet, students identify whether a shape is 2D or 3D and know its name. They begin to learn how to correctly spell these names.

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Geometry: Properties of Shapes

Curriculum subtopic:  Identify 3D Shapes

Difficulty level:  

NEW! Try our assessments with your £1 trial
down

Here's a preview of the tutorial worksheet your child will complete. Sign up to EdPlace and access 1000s of worksheets that are marked automatically. With an account you can track progress and measure results.

QUESTION 1 of 10

Remember the names of these 2D and 3D shapes.

 

2D shapes are flat

 

 

circle

 

triangle

(3 sides)

rectangle

(4 sides)

square

(4 equal sides)

 

 

3D shapes are solid

 

cube cuboid cylinder cone sphere

 

 

Example

Name this shape.

 

Answer

Cone

Name this 3D shape.

 

Name this 3D shape.

 

Name this 3D shape.

 

Name this 2D shape.

Name this 3D shape.

 

Name this 2D shape.

 

Name this 2D shape.

 

Name this 3D shape.

 

 

Name this 2D shape.

 

Name this 2D shape.

  • Question 1

Name this 3D shape.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
cube
Cube
EDDIE SAYS
All its sides and faces are the same.
  • Question 2

Name this 3D shape.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
cuboid
Cuboid
EDDIE SAYS
Some of its faces are rectangles.
  • Question 3

Name this 3D shape.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
cylinder
Cylinder
EDDIE SAYS
It has a circular base.
  • Question 4

Name this 2D shape.

CORRECT ANSWER
rectangle
Rectangle
EDDIE SAYS
It has 4 right angles.
  • Question 5

Name this 3D shape.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
sphere
Sphere
EDDIE SAYS
It is like a ball.
  • Question 6

Name this 2D shape.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
square
Square
EDDIE SAYS
It has 4 equal sides and 4 right angles.
  • Question 7

Name this 2D shape.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
triangle
Triangle
EDDIE SAYS
It has 3 sides.
  • Question 8

Name this 3D shape.

 

 

CORRECT ANSWER
Cone
cone
EDDIE SAYS
It has a circular base and goes to a point.
  • Question 9

Name this 2D shape.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
Circle
circle
EDDIE SAYS
It is curved and flat.
  • Question 10

Name this 2D shape.

CORRECT ANSWER
Rectangle
rectangle
EDDIE SAYS
It is like a stretched square.
Previous Next

Easy As 1-2-3

Have fun learning at home on our desktop website or on-the go with our app

Start your £1 trial today.

Terms apply