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Geometric shapes for Kids with Definition, Cute Illustrations!

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Jan 26, 2021
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Are you trying to teach geometric shapes for your kids? But you are not sure about what are the 16 basic shapes in mathematics? and How do you help your kids to identify geometric shapes easily?
Here you will find our list of different Geometric Shapes in Math Printable Worksheet with really cute characters, definitions, and suggested activities for your kids, or students to learn it with excitement.
There is an image of each shape, as well as the attributes of that shape.

Using these sheets will help your children, students:

  1. Know the properties of different shapes;
  2. Know the inner angles of an equilateral polygon;
  3. Identify list of 2d geometric shapes, including triangles, quadrilaterals and polygons
What are the shapes in mathematics for kids to learn

List of Geometric Shapes – Triangles for Students

  1. Equilateral Triangle – Irregular Triangle
  2. Square – Irregular Quadrilateral
  3. Pentagon – Irregular Pentagon
How to teach triangle geometric shapes for kids
  • Equilateral Triangle
  • Angle: 60°
  • Interior angles add up to 180°

Square

  • Angle: 90°
  • Interior angles add up to 360°

Pentagon

  • Angle: 108°
  • Interior angles add up to 540°

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Teach Geometric shapes in math triangle, square, pentagon for students

Equilateral Triangle

  • Angle: 60°
  • Interior angles add up to 180°

Square

  • Angle: 90°
  • Interior angles add up to 360°

Pentagon

  • Angle: 108°
  • Interior angles add up to 540°

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Geometric Shapes in Mathematics for Kids, Childrenm Students

Hexagon

  • Angle: 120°
  • Interior angles add up to 720°

Heptagon

  • Angle: 128.6°
  • Interior angles add up to 900°

Octagon

  • Angle: 135°
  • Interior angles add up to 1080°

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List of Geometric Shapes – Quadrilaterals

List of Geometric Shapes – Quadrilaterals in Mathematics for students to learn. A quadrilateral is a polygon with four sides. A quadrilateral is sometimes referred to as a quadrilateral or a quadrilateral. There are quite a few members of the quadrilateral family.

There are also some members that are subset of other family members! See below if this confuses you!

Teach Geometric Shapes of Quadrilaterals for Kids

Squares have 4 equal sides and 4 right angles.

They have 4 lines of symmetry. All squares belong to the rectangle family. All squares belong to the rhombus family. All squares are also parallelograms.

Rectangles have 4 sides and 4 right angles.

They all have 2 lines of symmetry (4 lines if they are also a square!) All rectangles belong to the parallelogram family.

Teach Geometric Shapes of Quadrilaterals for Kids

Rhombuses (rhombii) have 4 equal sides.

Both pairs of opposite sides are parallel. They all have 2 lines of symmetry (4 lines if they are a square!). All rhombuses belong to the parallelogram family.

Parallelograms have 2 pairs of parallel sides.

Some parallelograms have lines of symmetry (depending on whether they are also squares, rectangles or rhombuses), but most do not.

Trapezoids US (Trapeziums UK) have one pair of parallel sides.

Some trapezoids have a line of symmetry. Please note the differences between the definitions for US and UK.

Kites have 2 pairs of equal sides which are adjacent to each other.

Convex and Concave Polygons – geometric shapes for kids

Polygons can be concave or convex in their shape.

Convex shapes have all angles less than 180°. Concave shapes have at least one reflex angle greater than 180°

Triangles are always convex.

Convex and Concave Polygons - geometric shapes for kids

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