A 3D shape sorting game where children have to differentiate between different shapes and colours.Planes of Symmetry
This presentation explains planes of symmetry in some 3D shapes. It is a useful teaching aid on an interactive whiteboard as the tutorial can be paused at any stage to allow discussion.Shapes
A game where you need to sort 2D and 3D shapes according to their properties. This site lends itself well to a teacher led activity as the second section asks the questions but does not provide the answers.Castle shapes
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.Solid Figures
A tutorial explaining the properties of some 3D shapes. It helps with the maths vocabulary of shapes.Shapes
Shapes is an activity which can help you to understand 2D and 3D shapes. It is designed for booster classes for year 5 and 6. Find out the important words to learn and print out a worksheet. You can print out nets to make your own 3D shapes.Convex Polyhedra with Regular Faces
A grand title, but useful for brushing up your knowledge of some 3D shapes. Click on the shapes you would like more information about.Exploring Leonardo
Gives a brief biography of Leonardo da Vinci. Investigates his ways of representing the 3D world on 2D surfaces. Also includes Renaissance techniques. Class activities on perspective and mirror writing.