Listed and illustrated below are some of the more common types of 3 dimensional (3D) shapes that your child might learn about at school.
Shape |
Description |
Rectangular Prisms | |
Triangular Prisms | |
Hexagonal Prisms | |
Square Pyramids |
Rectangular Pyramid | |
Triangular Pyramid | |
Hexagonal Pyramid | |
Cylinders | |
Cones | |
Spheres |
Print out and try the following two worksheets on identifying 3D shapes:
More Math Help
There are more geometry definitions included in this section.