3-D Shapes

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Videos, stories and songs to help Kindergarten and Grade 1 kids learn about 3-D or solid shapes.

Correctly name shapes regardless of their orientations or overall size.

Common Core: K.G.2

Learning Targets:

  • I can name shapes correctly.

  • I can name shapes correctly even when their size and orientation is unusual or different.

  • explores two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes.

  • learn about flat and solid shapes independently as well as how they are related to each other and to shapes in their environment.

  • begin to use position words when referring to and moving shapes.

  • learn to use their words to distinguish between examples and non-examples of flat and solid shapes. Download Worksheets to identify and sort shapes as two-dimensional or three-dimensional and recognize two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes in different orientations and sizes.

    Download Worksheets to create displays of different flat shapes with examples, non-examples, and a corresponding solid shape.

    The following figures show some 2d shapes and 3d shapes. Scroll down the page for more examples.
    2D vs 3D shapes

3D Shapes I Know (song for kids)

These are the 3D shapes that I know;
sphere, cylinder, cube, cone, pyramid.
Examples of 3-d shapes in your environment.

3D Shapes

Describing 3-D shapes: cone, cube, rectangular prism, pyramid, sphere, cylinder, triangular prism.
Identify the different 3D shapes.

3D-Shapes: Vertices, Edges and Faces

How to find the edges, vertices and faces of 3d shapes?
Spheres, triangular pyramids, square based pyramids, and an explanation of edges, vertices and faces.

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