Worksheets & Whiteboard Resources for Primary Maths, SPaG & Science
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Understanding Shape

The worksheets and whiteboard activities listed under Understanding Shape cover 2D shapes, 3D shapes, nets, angles, direction, rotation, coordinates, symmetry, position and translations.

There are resources for suitable for ages 5 up to 11. Your can preview any of the items shown.

All the resources are listed in age order.

YEAR 1, Properties of Shape (1G1b )
Ages 5 - 6

Properties of 3D Shapes

1G1b: Recognise and name common 3-D shapes[eg: cuboids(including cubes), pyramids and spheres]

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Year 1, Unit 1, Block D

Position Pictures

Visualise and use everyday language to describe the position of objects and direction and distance when moving them, for example, when placing or moving objects on a game board

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Year 1, Unit 2, Block D

Classroom Directions

Experiment with and build new stores of words to communicate in different contexts

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Year 1, Unit 3, Block D

Delivery Directions

Visualise and use everyday language to describe the position of objects and direction and distance when moving them, for example when placing or moving objects on a game board

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YEAR 2, Properties of Shape (2G2b & 2G3)
Ages 6 - 7

Solid Properties

GEOMETRY 2G2b & 2G3: Identify and describe the properties of 3-D shapes, including the number of edges, vertices and faces

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Year 2, Unit 1, Block B

2D-Shapes

Visualise common 2-D shapes and 3-D solids; identify shapes from pictures of them in different positions and orientations; sort, make and describe shapes, referring to their properties

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Year 2, Unit 1, Block D

Triangle Man Turns

Recognise and use whole, half and quarter turns, both clockwise and anticlockwise; know that a right angle represents a quarter turn

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Year 2, Unit 2, Block B

Line of Symmetry

Identify reflective symmetry in patterns and 2-D shapes and draw lines of symmetry in shapes

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Year 2, Unit 2, Block B

Shape Invaders (KS1)

Visualise common 2-D shapes and 3-D solids; identify shapes from pictures of them in different positions and orientations; sort, make and describe shapes, referring to their properties

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Year 2, Unit 2, Block D

Board Game Position

Follow and give instructions involving position, direction and movement

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