# Sides, Corners of Shapes Worksheets

Printable Shape Worksheets:
Recognizing 2D Shapes (Kindergarten)
Recognizing 3D Shapes (Kindergarten)

Sides & Corners (First Grade)
2D Shapes (First Grade)
Divide Shapes (Halves & Quarters)

### Sides & Corners of Shapes Worksheets

In grade 1, students are introduced to the basic concepts of shapes, including understanding sides and corners (vertices).

1. Sides:
Definition: Sides are the straight lines that make up the boundary of a shape.
Explanation: Imagine walking along the edge of a shape. The path you follow is made up of the sides of the shape.
Example: In a square, there are four equal sides, and in a triangle, there are three sides.
2. Corners (Vertices):
Definition: Corners, also called vertices, are the points where the sides meet.
Explanation: Corners are like the meeting points of the sides. They are where you change direction as you walk along the edges.
Example: In a square, there are four corners where the sides meet. In a triangle, there are three corners.

Examples for Grade 1:
Square:
Sides: Four equal straight sides.
Corners: Four square corners where the sides meet.
Triangle:
Sides: Three straight sides.
Corners: Three corners where the sides meet.
Circle:
Sides: No straight sides.
Corners: No corners (considered round).

Shape Hunt:
Have students identify and count sides and corners in everyday objects around the classroom. Drawing Shapes:
Ask students to draw different shapes and label the sides and corners.

In grade 1, the emphasis is on introducing these basic concepts in a simple and concrete way. Engaging activities and visual aids help make the learning experience enjoyable and effective. As students progress, they’ll build on these foundational concepts in later grades.

Have a look at this video, if you need to review how to identify shapes by the number of sides and corners.

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