3-D Shapes

Online Activities for 3rd - 6th Classes

Describing and Naming Solids: A video lesson from Matholia describing the the characteristics (e.g. faces, edges, corners) of common solid (3D) shapes, including cube, cuboid, cylinder, cone and sphere.

Khan Academy - Solid Shapes: Watch this series of videos on geometric solids and answer the practice questions.

What Shape am I? Use the clues to identify the name of the 3-D object. Guess the name before you click on to see the answer.

3-D Shapes: Lots of useful information about 3-D shapes from BBC Skillswise, including a video highlighting 3-D shapes in the real world.

Drawing 3-D Objects: Video to show how to draw 3-D objects. Drawing is a great way to understand these shapes better.

Cube Nets: Can you predict which of these nets will form a cube? Make your prediction and then watch the animation to see if you were correct.

Kangaroo Hop: Get your kangaroo to the finish line first by choosing the correct 2-D or 3-D shapes.

I know it - Solid Shapes: Interactive quiz for Grade 3 and another one for Grade 4

IXL: A selection of geometry games from ixl.com. You can do a number of free quizzes each day without having a subscription.

Math Games: a whole suit of geometry games, for all class levels; choose the skill you want to practice.

Maths is Fun: Background information on 3-D shapes as a part of geometry.

3-D shape quiz: For 5th or 6th class or those looking for a challenge!