Shape Printables

We've got all sorts of useful shape printables here to use in the classroom or home. Print and enjoy with the kids!

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Guest Post - Exploring 2D Shapes
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2D Shape Flashcards - Small

2D Shape Flashcards - Small

These small 2D shape flashcards feature 12 basic shapes and are great for one-to-one work or to have on the table.

2D Shape Vocabulary Matching Cards

2D Shape Vocabulary Matching Cards

These 2D shape vocabulary matching cards can be cut out individually and used for matching games like pairs, or cut out along the horizontal lines only, folded and glued together to make the name on one side and the picture on the other.

2D Shape Word Cards

2D Shape Word Cards

There are 25 words in this set of word cards, a combination of the names of 2D shapes and some shape related vocabulary.

2D Shape Word Mat

2D Shape Word Mat

Covering twelve 2D shapes, this colourful word mat would also look great displayed as a poster.

2D Shape Word Mat First 4 Shapes

2D Shape Word Mat - First 4 Shapes

Here's a simple word mat showing a circle, triangle, square and rectangle. Laminate and use as a table mat at the family table, or as a word mat on the classroom table.

2D Shape Word Scramble

2D Shape Word Scramble

Unscramble the names of these 2D shapes and match to the pictures. This word scramble is a fun way of testing children's knowledge of shapes, or revising.

3D Shape Word Cards

3D Shape Word Cards

This collection of word cards covers a full range of 3D shapes, from sphere up to dodecahedron! We've also included some of the language you will need when describing 3D shapes.

3D Shapes Photographic Flash Cards

3D Shapes Photographic Flash Cards

These photographic flash cards can be used to introduce and reinforce the first 3D shapes "in real life" for children. We cover spheres, cubes, cuboids and pyramids and have 8 photos for each.

3D Shapes Photographic Slideshow

3D Shapes Photographic Slideshow

This slideshow has many "real world" examples of spheres, cubes, cuboids and pyramids to show children. Slides progress at 10 seconds to allow discussions of the pictures, but you can advance quicker if preferred by left clicking with your mouse.

Cube Net

Cube Net

This cube net printable is the perfect hands-on way to learn about this 3D shape! Choose from our pre-coloured or plain white versions, then print onto card, cut out and stick together by glueing the flaps.

Cuboid Net

Cuboid Net

Our cuboid net is perfect if you're introducing the concept of 3D shapes. Choose from either our ready-coloured or plain white versions below, print onto some card, cut out then stick together by glueing the flaps. Also great for craft projects!

Label the 2D Shapes

Label the 2D Shapes

So you can find the level that is right for your children, there are 3 versions of our "label the 2D shapes worksheet" to chose from: blank, with first letter clues and as fill in the missing letters.

Large Shapes Printable

Large Shapes Printable

This set of large shape printables includes 14 shapes in bright, appealing colours and with a good solid outline for cutting out. Use them for counting sides and corners, manipulating etc. We've also included a black and white set.

Properties of Shapes Posters - First 4 Shapes

Properties of Shapes Posters - First 4 Shapes

These big, bright posters are perfect for display and provide a summary of the properties of each of the 4 shapes included. We have provided sets with different vocabulary so that you choose which you prefer.

Pyramid Net

Pyramid Net

Learn how a pyramid is formed with the help of this pyramid net printable. Print onto some card, cut out, then glue the flaps together to make a 3D pyramid. Choose from two versions below: blank, or ready coloured in bright yellow.

Shape Posters - First 4 Shapes

Shape Posters - First 4 Shapes

These lovely shape posters, featuring circle, square, triangle and rectangle, will brighten any wall! If you laminate them they would also make great table mats...

Useful Shapes - Circles

Useful Shapes - Circles

There are so many ways you can use this set of 10 circles - which comes in colour or black and white.

Useful Shapes - Heptagons

Useful Shapes - Heptagons

Familiarise children with the surprisingly satisfying shape of the heptagon with these printables! We've got a colour version or black and white, each comprising 10 graduated shapes.

Useful Shapes - Hexagons

Useful Shapes - Hexagons

Print hexagons in colour or black and white, in 10 sizes. Useful for all sorts of learning or crafty projects!

Useful Shapes - Ovals

Useful Shapes - Ovals

Learn about ovals and stack them, order them, group them, make patterns with them! Print them out in colour or black and white...

Useful Shapes - Rectangles

Useful Shapes - Rectangles

This set of 10 rectangles comes in different sizes so they can be used in lots of different ways! Colour and black and white available below.

Useful Shapes - Rhombuses

Are they rhombuses and rhombi? Neither sounds right! There are 10 rhombuses in this printable, in lovely candy colours or in black and white.

Useful Shapes - Squares

Useful Shapes - Squares

Print out our useful squares - all 10 of them - in colour or black and white. There are so many ways you can use them!

Useful Shapes - Stars

Useful Shapes - Stars

Here is a set of 10 stars, increasing or decreasing in size by 10% each time. Choose the colourful version or the black and white.

Useful Shapes - Triangles

Useful Shapes - Triangles

Print out our 10 "stacking" triangles in colour or black and white and use them for all sorts of learning or craft activities.

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