It helps with decoding objects and identifying patterns, as well as recognising letters and spotting shapes within them such as circles, triangles and more.
When younger children learn about shapes though, this can also help with other skills in maths for their future school years, such as percentages.
EducationCity houses a number of maths worksheets (also known as Activity Sheets) which are perfect for this topic, as well as for classwork or homework.
Simply type the ID number into Search to find them below.
We’ve created a summary of the worksheets below for a number of year levels. So let’s begin…
Make a Playzone: #5477 – Match the shapes
Puzzle Plates: #5672 – Puzzle completion
Key Stage 1
Shape Spin: #5632 – Recognise 2D shapes
Babysitter: #5080 – Name the 3D shapes
Nine Lives: #5121 –2D shape descriptions
Lower Key Stage 2
Fraction Packed: #12493 – Unit fractions to describe area
Snip Shape: #5708 – Areas of rectangles
Upper Key Stage 2
Polly Gone Crackers: #22325 – Classifying polygons
Football Football: #5520 – Different mirror lines
Shape Shuttle: #5282 – Identify nets of 3D shapes