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Task 2


Describing 3D shapes 

How to do it:

You will need

A can, a ball, a cereal box, a round fruit or vegetable and a cone (you can make one using paper if you don’t have a cone).

Watch the lesson and join in


If you find it tricky: 

Use the 2D mat, look at the 2D shapes and name them. 

Ask your adult to help you describe the shape. 

How many sides does your shape have?

How many corners does your shape have?




Describe a 3D shape to your adult without using its name. Can your adult guess what shape you are describing?