Blank Compasses Resource (Free Download)

Suitable for Year groups: 5, 6, 7

Blank Compasses resource description

This set of compass templates are ideal to use during lessons. They contain 8 compass points for children to learn and have space to add the degrees from north. There are six per page so print and distribute to a class or group of students.

Blank Compasses

This resource provides a printable set of blank compasses, a versatile tool for geometric constructions and drawing circles.


Why are compasses important?

Compasses have wide-ranging applications:

  • Maths: Drawing circles, and arcs, and exploring geometric concepts.
  • Design: Creating patterns, logos, and technical drawings.
  • Navigation: Used in mapwork and orienteering activities.


How can this resource help?

This resource offers a flexible learning tool:

  • Open-ended use: Supports various creative and technical tasks.
  • Practice space: Provides blank compasses for repeated practice.
  • Visual learning: Helps grasp concepts through hands-on drawing.
  • Free PDF download: Easily accessible for teachers and learners.


Benefits for learners:

  • Improves geometric construction skills.
  • Develops spatial reasoning and problem-solving abilities.
  • Encourages precision and accuracy in drawing.

This resource is perfect for teachers across subjects. It supports lessons in maths, design, and even geography. Parents can also use it for fun maths activities and homework.



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