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3D Objects and Their Properties – Puzzle Match-Up Activity

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8 pages (PDF)|This resource is suitable for Grade: 6

A set of 8 match up puzzles to use in the classroom when exploring the properties of 3D objects.

Use this teaching resource in the classroom when exploring the properties of three-dimensional objects.

Print, cut and laminate the pieces of each puzzle. In small groups, or independently, students complete each puzzle by matching and connecting each shapes’ name to its net, model, real life example and other features.

Alternatively, use this resource as posters to create a classroom display of tree-dimensional objects and their features.

This resource includes the following puzzles:

  • Square Based Pyramid
  • Sphere
  • Rectangular Prism
  • Cube
  • Cone
  • Triangular Pyramid
  • Triangular Prism
  • Cylinder.

A set of jumbled puzzles has been provided in this download.

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NSW Curriculum alignment

  • MA2-14MG

    Three-DimensionalSpace - makes, compares, sketches and names three-dimensional objects, including prisms, pyramids, cylinders, cones and spheres, and describes their features

  • MA2-15MG

    Two-DimensionalSpace - manipulates, identifies and sketches two-dimensional shapes, including special quadrilaterals, and describes their features

Victorian Curriculum alignment

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  • A jumbled version of this resource is now available. Select 'unjumbled' or 'jumbled' from the download menu for an unjumbled or jumbled set of puzzle pieces.

    Addition by Victoria (Teach Starter) 11th May, 2017

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