E P Collier

Primary School and Nursery

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Green and Orange Team

3D shapes

Learning Intentions

  • To recall the names of familiar 3D shapes (cuboid, cube, cylinder and sphere)
  • To explore the features of a pyramid
  • Recognise familiar 3D shapes in the environment

Introducing pyramids

Follow Up Activity

You will need: some cocktail sticks and some lumps of blu tac (or you could use marshamallows or playdough)


See if you can use these things to build some of the 3D shapes we have been talking about. Like the ones below. 

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