Shapes Worksheets

Free shape worksheets for preschool and kindergarten

These worksheets help students lean the basic shapes; they include exercises on tracing, drawing, naming and identifying 2D shapes, recognizing the difference between 2D and 3D shapes, and comparing shapes to real life objects.

Trace and draw the shapes

Kindergarden tracing circles worksheet sample

In our trace and draw shapes worksheets students trace then draw various shapes.  There are separate worksheets for circles, squares, rectangles, triangles, diamonds and ovals.


Draw and identify shapes

Kindergarden drawing and identifying shapes worksheet

In these identifying shapes worksheets students first draw a particular shape (such as a square) and then find all the squares in an array of different shapes.  We have one worksheet each for circles, squares, rectangles, triangles, diamonds and ovals.


Connect the similar shapes

Kindergarten matching similar shapes worksheet

These matching similar shapes worksheets help reinforce the instant recognition of basic 2D shapes.


Match the shapes to their names

Kindergarden naming simple shapes exercise

These names of shapes worksheets emphasize the name of each type of shape.are similar to those above, except that no picture is provided for the answers.


Find and color the named shape

Kindergarden identify and color shapes worksheet exercise

In these shape identification worksheets,  students read the name of the shape and color the matching shapes.


Draw the next shape in the pattern

Kindergarden patterns of shapes worksheet exercise

These  pattern of shapes worksheets give additional practice in naming shapes as well as in understanding patterns.  Encourage students to say the name of each shape aloud as they do these exercises.


Label the shape as 2D or 3D

Kindergarden 2d vs 3d shapes worksheet exercise

These  2D vs 3D worksheets  ask students whether given shapes are two dimensional ("flat") or three dimensional.  No reference is made to the names of the 3D shapes; answers should be obvious from the pictures.


Match the real world objects to the shapes

Kindergarden shapes of real objects worksheet exercise

These  shapes of real world object worksheets connect geometric shapes with real world objects.


Count and color the triangles in the puzzle

Kindergarden tangram puzzles

These  tangram puzzles are constructed from basic shapes.  Students are asked to find, color and count the different types of shapes in the puzzles.

More geometry worksheets

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