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Cubes, spheres, pyramids and cones are just a few of the 3-dimensional shapes we often see.

# 3D Shapes

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When they start elementary school children will learn to recognize and name basic and common 3-D shapes such as cuboids, pyramids and spheres. They will use 3-dimensional shapes when building and be encouraged to recognize, spot and name these common shapes in the real world.

Can you recognize the 3-D shapes?

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1.
These boxes are all...
Squares
Cuboids
Spheres
Pyramids
Although they are different shapes and sizes, they are all cuboids
2.
This is a _______ made up of _____.
Triangle, squares
Tower, circles
Pyramid, spheres
Pyramid, cubes
The dice are cubes and are stacked up in a pyramid formation
3.
This shape is a...
Square
Pyramid
Sphere
Cube
All its sides and faces are equal
4.
This shape is a...
Pyramid
Cuboid
Cube
Sphere
The ball is completely round and is a sphere
5.
Why are balls used in sports usually spheres?
They look better
Their shape means they roll and bounce well
It's a popular shape
So they can be stored easily
A sphere rolls well and bounces evenly
6.
A cube is also a...
Square
Pyramid
Sphere
Cuboid
Cuboids have 6 faces and 12 edges
7.
These are called sugar...
Spheres
Squares
Pyramids
Cubes
Sugar cubes stack well inside a box!
8.
There are lots of _______ and 1 _______ in this picture.
Spheres, pyramid
Circles, triangle
Spheres, cuboid
Spheres, triangle
There are several spheres but only one pyramid
9.
This is a _______ made up of _______.
Pyramid, cubes
Pyramid, oblongs
Triangle, circles
Pyramid, spheres
This pyramid is made from spheres stacked in layers
10.
This is a ______ made up from _______.
Square, circles
Cuboid, spheres
Cuboid, pyramids
Square, spheres
This cuboid is made up entirely of spheres!
Author:  Angela Smith