# Primary Maths: Symmetry Resources

The symmetry activities introduce reflective symmetry in 2D shapes and patterns.

For ages: 7 to 8
Symmetry Dragon
The shape dragon is blowing fiery shapes but only half of each one is appearing. Find the other half and put the pieces ... more info
First used for Objective
Relate 2-D shapes and 3-D solids to drawings of them; describe, visualise, classify, draw and make the shapes I can recognise shapes from drawings
I can recognise whether a 2-D shape is symmetrical or not and describe how I know
Year 3, Block B, Unit 2

For ages: 7 to 8
Symmetrical Tiling (1line)
Complete the tile pattern on the bathroom wall. Drag the tiles into place to make pattern with reflective symmetry. ... more info
First used for Objective
Draw and complete shapes with reflective symmetry; draw the reflection of a shape in a mirror line along one side
I can draw a symmetrical shape
Year 3, Block B, Unit 2

For ages: 7 to 8
Circuit Symmetry
Complete the wiring on the opposite side of the circuit board. Use reflective symmetry to make the finished 2D shape sy... more info
First used for Objective
Draw and complete shapes with reflective symmetry; draw the reflection of a shape in a mirror line along one side
I can reflect a shape in one of its sides
Year 3, Block D, Unit 2

For ages: 8 to 10
Symmetrical Tiling
Complete the tile pattern on the bathroom wall. Drag the tiles into place to make patterns with 2 or 4 lines of reflecti... more info
First used for Objective
Complete patterns with up to two lines of symmetry; draw the position of a shape after a reflection or translation
I can create patterns with two lines of symmetry
Year 5, Block B, Unit 2

For ages: 9 to 11
Trying Translations
Translate 2D polygons on a graph. Draw 2D polygons reflected in vertical and diagonal lines of symmetry. The challenge l... more info
First used for Objective
Draw and measure lines to the nearest millimetre; measure and calculate the perimeter of regular and irregular polygons; use the formula for the area of a rectangle to calculate the rectangle's area
I can accurately draw and measure lines and shapes
Year 5, Block D, Unit 3