2D Shapes

2D shapes are flat shapes. You might see them around you. Can you see a circle or square?

What are 2D shapes?

Explore the properties of 2D shapes from one-sided circles to the eight-sided octagons.

3D Shapes

3D shapes are not flat shapes, they are solid shapes like a football or an ice cube. What solid shapes do you see in the world around you?

What are 3D shapes?

Take a look at some simple 3D shapes and find out how to recognise them.

What are the properties of 3D shapes?

Take a look at some simple properties of 3D shapes and how they vary for each shape.


How do you describe where things are? We use certain words to identify where things are.

Sorting, Patterns and Relationships

Some shapes repeat and create a pattern. Patterns can also be things that continue. Can you spot the patterns in these games?