Listed and illustrated below are some of the more common types of 3 dimensional (3D) shapes that your child might learn about at school.
List of 3D shapes
Shape | Description |
Rectangular Prisms | |
Triangular Prisms | |
Hexagonal Prisms | |
Square Pyramids |
Rectangular Pyramid | |
Triangular Pyramid | |
Hexagonal Pyramid | |
Cylinders | |
Cones | |
Spheres |
Printable Geometry Worksheets
Print out and try the following two worksheets on identifying 3D shapes:
- 3-D Objects (1 of 2) e.g. Identifying shapes and faces, edges, and vertices.
- 3-D Objects (2 of 2) e.g. Identifying prisms, pyramids, cylinders, cones, etc.