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# Real-World 3D Objects - Sorting Activity

• Updated:  22 May 2023

Practise identifying and sorting three-dimensional objects with this set of 24 sorting cards.

• Non-Editable:  PDF

• Pages:  1 Page

• Years:  F - 1

teaching resource

# Real-World 3D Objects - Sorting Activity

• Updated:  22 May 2023

Practise identifying and sorting three-dimensional objects with this set of 24 sorting cards.

• Non-Editable:  PDF

• Pages:  1 Page

• Years:  F - 1

Practise identifying and sorting three-dimensional objects with this set of 24 sorting cards.

## Teaching 3D Objects? We Have You Sorted!

Once your students start recognising three-dimensional objects in the world around them, it’s time to teach them the mathematical names of these common geometric figures.

This hands-on sorting activity can be used in your Maths lessons to help students recognise and categorise 3D objects by comparing and contrasting their features. It includes a set of 24 sort cards, each one depicting a different real-world 3D object. Students must sort the objects under the following headings:

• Cylinder
• Cone
• Sphere
• Pyramid
• Cube

## Multiple Applications for This Shape Sorting Activity

This versatile resource can be used in multiple ways in your classroom. Why not try some of the following suggestions:

• Whole-class warm-up
• Small-group rotations
• Targeted intervention groups
• Fast finisher challenge
• Homework activity

## Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students

Print on thick card for added durability and longevity. Place all pieces in a folder or large envelope for easy access.

This resource was created by Kaylyn Chupp, a Teach Starter collaborator.

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