Year 1 Space and shape worksheets by Subject
Do you know your 2D and 3D shapes? Let's race to see who can find the most items in 30 seconds!
Sam Samuels is standing on a football pitch. Which way will he be facing if he makes these turns?
Do you know your hexagons from your heptagons, your pentagonal pyramids from your octagonal prisms? From 2D shapes to angles and symmetry our seventy-page Primary Geometry: shape and space learning pack covers all aspects of the national curriculum (Shape and Space) and will ensure your child can use a protractor, translate a shape and look for a mirror line. Challenge them to a game of 3D shape dominoes, make a right-angle measurer and get started!
Cut out these shape names. Can you organise them into two piles, one for 2D and one for 3D? Look around the room. Can you find an object to match each shape card? Stick the card to the object with Blu Tack!
Can you work out what all these 2D shapes are? Read the clue and draw the shape!
Cut out the strips, then make some shapes! If you prefer you could use drinking straws.
Cut out the shapes below and make some tessellating patterns. Tessellating is a big word, but it just means shapes that fit together without any gaps!
Draw a picture of a building, a person, an alien… anything you want! You must make sure you include plenty of actual shapes though. Once you’ve finished, label your picture using shape words.
Can you continue these patterns by drawing the next pictures in each sequence?
Each player has a board. The caller reads out a shape question from the list below. The person who has the correct answer on their board puts a counter on top of it. The winner is the player who covers all the shape names on their board first.
Add an extra learning dimension to family game time – try one of our Cool Maths board games and help reinforce your child's knowledge of number bonds, percentages and fractions while you play. Compiled by deputy headteacher Matt Revill and packed with 20 games, this maths learning pack covers all the key skills your child will need to master as part of the primary numeracy curriculum.
Your child will learn about half and quarter turns at school by physically turning their body and facing different parts of a room. Can they use their knowledge to solve these simple problems?
Can a shape be cut into four pieces that are all the same shape and size? Help your child understand quarters with this practical worksheet.
Help your child understand whether shapes can be halved equally with this worksheet. They'll put theory into practice by cutting out shapes and folding them in half.
Which shape am I? Your child can use the clues on this fun quiz sheet to identify the main 2D shapes. Answers are provided.
A game to make and play! Help your child to stick and cut out the shapes and then take turns to describe a shape for the other to guess. Start with three or four shapes, and progress as your child becomes more and more skilled. Brilliant for helping children identify the main features of 2D shapes
Can your child be a shape spy? Find common household items in these common 3D shapes with this activity sheet.
This Year 1, Key Stage 2 maths download will help your child identify shapes in the world around them, as well as introducing the concept of tessellating shapes.
This activity will help your child understand 3D shapes. We provide the nets of a cube, a cuboid, a cylinder and a prism. Help your child identify them and cut them out and stick them together to construct them.