Shapes: 2D shapes

2D shapes are everywhere around us. Being able to recognise them is useful.

Quick tips for tutors

2D shapes includes:

  • Identifying a range of shapes
  • Discussing the idea of symmetry
  • Tessellations
  • Investigating shapes in the real world

Downloadable Factsheets

Symmetry
2D Shapes
Combining shapes
Using symmetry
Regular shapes and tessellations
Shapes that tessellate: Everyday examples
Tessellation patterns

Downloadable Worksheets

Symmetry in everyday shapes
Regular shapes: Tessellation
Regular shapes
Tessellations: Combining shapes
Drawing lines of symmetry

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