Available in a choice of black and white and colour these 2D pattern worksheets are a fun and simple introduction to recognising patterns.
More Shape Worksheets
These worksheets introduce children to 2D and 3D shapes in a fun way. Some are working on other maths skills but using shapes, so they provide extra practice.
Test children's ability to recognise patterns with these simple 2D shape pattern worksheets, simply draw the next shape in the box.
There are 2 worksheets in this pdf file. The first asks the children to identify and colour the 3D shapes - sphere, cube, cuboid and pyramid. The second extension worksheet includes a cylinder.
There are 2 worksheets in this set to choose from. The first guides the children in which colours to use. The second doesn't!
This set of 2 worksheets asks children to pick out the correct shapes from each row and colour them in. The first worksheet guides the children with a colour to choose; the second leaves them to choose for themselves.
Count the shapes and fill in the blanks in the sentences below, comparing each group with its neighbour. Children could "loop" the shapes together in 5s and 10s to make the counting easier.
Here is more practise in comparing numbers to 10 - counting arrays of different shapes and comparing each with their neighbouring array. We ask the kids to fill in the blanks in the comparison sentences beneath.
Here's a fun, hands-on worksheet to test how much the children understand 3D shapes. Can they use the squared paper to complete the nets of a cube, cuboid and pyramid, then cut out and make the 3D shapes?
There are 4 colourful worksheets in this set as well as 4 black and white versions. Each one asks the children to identify a particular shape and circle any they can find on the page.
We ask children to match the shapes on the left with the shape words on the right on this colourful worksheet.
Can the children match the 3D shapes on the left to the correct net on the right? There are 3 shapes to try and figure out...
Children need to fill in the blanks on this worksheet, asking for the properties of 3D shapes - the sphere, cube, cuboid and pyramid.
This shape and colour sorting game can be used to familiarise children with sorting by shape and by colour, practising the language of sorting and the logic of the grid as you go.
This simple activity provides a set of little cards for the children to cut out and sort into 2 groups. They might choose to sort by colour or by shape. When they have sorted the cards, ask them to explain how they sorted them and see if they can spot another way to do it.