In KS2 Maths children will learn more about two dimensional (2D) and three dimensional (3D) shapes As well as circles, triangles, squares and cubes children in year three should also be familiar with pentagons, hexagons spheres, cylinders and pyramids. They should also know some of the terms used to describe shapes, such as vertices, edges and faces.
Shapes have angles, faces and edges. Shapes can be two-dimensional (2D) or three-dimensional (3D). 2D shapes are flat, like triangles and squares and 3D shapes are solid, like cubes and pyramids.There are many different shapes. Do you have a favourite?
How much do you know about the different shapes? Can you tell the difference between squares and cubes? Do you know what vertices are? Find out by playing this quiz all about shapes.