2D Shapes for kids

2D Maths Shpaes for Kids

A straight line is a line whose both ends never meet each other on extending.

A curved line is a line whose both ends will meet each other on extending.


Type of straight lines

1. Horizontal lines –  A line that runs left to right or right to left in a straight line is called a horizontal line.

2. Vertical Line – A line that runs from top to bottom or bottom to top in a straight line is called a vertical line.

3. Slanting line – Aline which is neither horizontal nor vertical is called a slanting or oblique line.


What is the side?

A side is a straight line that makes part of the shape.


What is a corner?

It is the point where any of the two sides meet.


Rectangle

  • It has four sides.
  • It has four corners.
  • Opposite sides are equal.

Circle

  • It has no corner.
  • It has no side.

Square

  • It has four sides.
  • It has four corners.
  • All sides are equal.

Triangle

  • It has 3 sides.
  • It has 3 corners.

Oval

  • It has no corner
  • It has no side.

A shape with 3 sides is called – Triangle

A Shape with 4 sides is called – Quadrilateral

A shape with 5 sides is called – Pentagon

A shape with 6 sides is called – Hexagon

A shape with 7 sides is called – Heptagon

A shape with 8 sides is called – Octagon

A shape with 9 sides is called – Nonagon

A shape with 10 sides is called – Decagon 

A shape with 12 sides is called – Dodecagon

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