# Link 3D Shapes to their Names

In this worksheet, students will identify the correct name of a 3D shape.

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Geometry: Properties of Shapes

Curriculum subtopic:   Identify 3D Shapes

Popular topics:   Shape worksheets, Geometry worksheets

Difficulty level:

#### Worksheet Overview

In this activity, we will identify the correct shape.

Cube and cuboid

A cube has six square faces.

A cuboid has six faces, some of which are rectangles.

Prisms

Prisms have a flat base and faces that go straight up.

The top face is the same as the base.

A triangular prism has a triangular base and top, with upright faces.

A hexagonal prism has a hexagonal base and top, with upright faces.

N.B. A cube and a cuboid are also prisms, but don't count them as prisms in this activity. Give them their proper names.

Cylinder

A cylinder has a circular base and top, with upright faces.

Cone

A cone has a circular base and rises to a point.

Pyramid

A square-based pyramid has a square base and rises to a point.

Sphere

A sphere is like a round ball.

Hemisphere

A hemisphere is a sphere that has been cut exactly in half. It has a circular base.

That's a lot of shapes to remember, but don't panic - you can check back to this page at any point by clicking on the red help button on the screen.

Let's get started!

### What is EdPlace?

We're your National Curriculum aligned online education content provider helping each child succeed in English, maths and science from year 1 to GCSE. With an EdPlace account you’ll be able to track and measure progress, helping each child achieve their best. We build confidence and attainment by personalising each child’s learning at a level that suits them.

Get started