# Plane Shapes

A plane shape is a figure made up of straight or curved lines. Two straight lines where they meet is called the corner. The straight lines which form a plane shape are called its sides. Some basic shapes are given below.

Square A square has 4 sides and 4 corners.All sides are of equal length.

Rectangle A rectangle has 4 sides and 4 corners.The opposite sides are of equal length.

Triangle A triangle has 3 sides and 3 corners.The three sides of a triangle can be of same length or of different lengths.

Circle A circle has 1 curved side 0 corners.

Oval An circle has 1 curved side 0 corners.

Drawing Shapes:

Plane figures can be drawn on a paper. Take a book, place it on a sheet of paper. Trace around it with a pencil.

The shape you get is a rectangle.

Take a dice. Place it on a sheet of paper. Trace around its edges as shown in the picture.

The shape you get is a square.

Take a bangle. Place it on a sheet of paper. Trace around its edge as shown in the picture. The shape you get is a circle. Take a square sheet of paper. Fold it from one corner as shown in the picture. Draw along the sides with a pencil.

The shape you get is a triangle.

Questions and Answers on Plane Shapes:

1. Identify the following shapes and fill in the blanks.

 (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) 2. Count and colour the shapes.

 Shapes How many? Colour it. (i) Circles _____ Yellow (ii) Squares _____ Blue (iii) Rectangles _____ Pink (iv) Ovals _____ Black (v) Triangles _____ Red

3. Identify and tick (✔) the shapes of the following objects.

 (i) Cube/Sphere/Cone
 (ii) Cylinder/Cuboid/Sphere
 (iii) Cuboid/ Cylinder/Cube
 (iv) Sphere/Cube/Cone
 (v) Cones/Sphere/Cuboid
 (vi) Cylinder/Cone/Sphere