shapes can be solid or hollow. They have width, height and length.
Click on a shape to view its properties.
cuboid has six rectangular faces like a cereal box. It is also called
a rectangular prism.
sphere is a perfectly round three-dimensional shape like a ball.
It has only one curved face.
cylinder has circular ends of equal size. Cylinder-shaped objects
include tins of fruit, rolls of toilet paper and even some coins.
cube is a square box shape. It has six faces. Every face is a square.
All these squares are the same size. A cube has eight vertices (corners).
tetrahedron is a four-sided three-dimensional shape. It has four
triangular faces. Each face is an equilateral triangle. It is a
pyramid with a triangular base.
cone has a flat circular base. Its sides are curved. Its top is
pointed and is sometimes called the apex.
triangular prism has two ends that are exactly the same size and
shape and they are parallel to each other. The ends of a triangular
prism are triangular. It is shaped like a triangle all the way through
its length. It has six vertices and five flat sides.
square-based pyramid has a square for its base and triangular faces
which meet at one vertex.