Learning about 3D shapes opens up a new world for kids. They become aware that not all shapes are created equal. 2D and 3D shapes have different attributes and features. We may point out, or kids may notice, for example, that a square is a ‘slice’ of a cube, or that a circle can’t hold water, but a cylinder can. Once kids grasp the basic differences, you can move on to a more in-depth exploration of 3D shapes. Here are a growing collection of free geometry worksheets for elementary students.
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