# Identify the 3D Shape From Its Net and Properties

In this worksheet, students will name the 3D shape that can be made from the given net or description.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Geometry: Properties of Shapes

Curriculum subtopic:   Identify 3D Shapes

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#### Worksheet Overview

In this activity, we will learn how to recognise the 3D shapes that can be made from the given nets.

3D shapes are not flat.

Here are some 3D shapes.

net is what we get when we fold a 3D shape out flat, to show all of its faces.

Let's try an example question.

Example

Name the 3D shape that can be made from this net.

Answer

Imagine the middle square as the base and fold the other squares around it to make an open cube (one without a lid).

The answer is an open cube.

Let's have a go at matching up shapes with their nets.

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