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Geometry: Know the Difference Between 2D and 3D Shapes

In this worksheet, students will state whether a given shape is 2D or 3D.

'Geometry: Know the Difference Between 2D and 3D Shapes' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 3 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Geometry: Properties of Shapes

Curriculum subtopic:   Draw, Make and Recognise Shapes

Popular topics:   Shape worksheets, Geometry worksheets

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Worksheet Overview

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

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


You should know the names of the following shapes:



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