Sort 3D Shapes Video Tutorial

Teacher Specific Information

In this Sort 3D Shapes Video Tutorial, Katie recaps the properties of spheres, cylinders, cubes and cuboids before showing pupils how to sort them into different groups. She uses a range of sorting methods including hoops, Venn diagrams and tables. Katie uses language such as vertices, edges, flat faces, curved surfaces and properties.

This video will be useful for children to watch at home or for extra support as part of an intervention, or whole class activity.

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National Curriculum Objectives

Properties of Shapes
Mathematics Year 2: (2G1b) Compare and sort common 3-D shapes and everyday objects
Mathematics Year 2: (2G2b) Identify and describe the properties of 3-D shapes, including the number of edges, vertices and faces