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Find out about 2D shapes – 2D shape posters

Find out about 3D shapes – 3D shape posters

Websites to learn and test your skills on shape:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/maths/shapes/play/ – a site for 5-7 year olds to learn about 2D and 3D shape

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/maths/shape_space/ – a site for P4-7 children to learn about 2D and 3D shape

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?b=maths/shapes – a site for 9-11 year olds.  A game where you need to sort 2D and 3D shapes according to their properties.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/misc/games/misc-shapestore – a site for 3-7 year olds.  See if you can match a shapes picture. There are easy pictures and harder ones where you will need to make your shapes bigger or turn them. When you have finished matching you can play the movie of your picture or make a picture of your own.

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?a=activity20 – a site for 9-11 year olds.  Escape the Roboidz and Shades in this exciting game of 3D shapes! But take care you need to know the properties of 3D shapes if you are to complete your mission.

https://www.babytv.com/missing-shape.aspx – a site for 3-5 year olds.  An introduction to 2D shapes designed for early years children. They have to find the missing shapes after which they are told their names.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/teletubbies/games/teletubbies-shapegame/ – a site for 3-5 year olds.  Click on the Teletubbies and see what shapes they draw. This site can help young children learn the names of some 2D shapes.

http://www.primaryscience.ie/media/flash/celeb_shapes/v4/celebrity_shapes.html – a site for 7-11 year olds.  Find out about shapes both 2D and 3D and then try your hand at the quiz.

https://hwb.wales.gov.uk/cms/hwbcontent/Shared%20Documents/vtc/castle_shapes/eng/Introduction/default.htm – a site for 7-11 year olds.  Identify 2d and 3d shapes and their properties in the context of a castle. Use Venn diagrams to sort shapes according to their curved faces and vertices.

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