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2D and 3D Shapes: Recognising Descriptions

In this worksheet, students name the 2D and 3D shapes from the given clues.

'2D and 3D Shapes: Recognising Descriptions' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 6 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Geometry: Properties of Shapes

Curriculum subtopic:   Compare Shape Properties

Popular topics:   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.  

Be familiar with the names of the following shapes.


2D and 3D shapes


In this activity, you will need to be able to spot the difference between the two types of shape.

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