Geometric Solids with Folding Nets

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Learn about the exciting world of shapes in their 2D and 3D forms.

Explore 2D shapes and 3D solids, their properties and relationships, area and perimeter, surface area, capacity and volume with this 20 piece set.

The 10 colourful 2D folding nets are made from soft and durable plastic.

The transparent plastic 3D solids with removable 10 cm bases include square prism/cube, cone, cylinder, square pyramid, triangular pyramid, pentagonal pyramid, hexagonal pyramid, triangular prism, pentagonal prism, hexagonal prism.

Use for class and individual instruction as well as after-school programs.

Activity guide included.

Age 8+.



In the box
• 10 Colourful 2-D folding nets
• 10 Transparent 3-D objects with removable bases
• Instructions


Geometric Solids in the “Real World”
Sort household items which resemble cubes, cones, spheres, cylinders, pyramids or prisms by attributes such as:
• The ability to roll
• Only has flat surfaces
• Has a point
• Has 3 sides. etc.
Match the geometric solids to the corresponding household items.
Look for examples of 3D solid shapes in nature, sports, buildings, etc.

Area & Perimeter
Trace a geometric solid net / template on to grid paper.
• Perimeter – measure the complete outline of the net. Add up all the sides for the answer.
• Area – measure the inside of the net. Multiply the length by the width for the answer.
*To find the area of an irregular shape, isolate parts for workings out and add all the answers together.

More activities can be found in the leaflet included.


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