Regular Polygons with Names  Resource (Free Download)

Suitable for Year groups: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Regular Polygons with Names  resource description

This resource shows images of regular polygons with up to 12 sides alongside their name. This can be used as a display poster, shown during lesson for reference or as a print out for learners.

Regular Polygons with Names

This resource provides a visual reference guide to regular polygons, focusing on their names and properties.


Why are regular polygons important?

Regular polygons are fundamental shapes with real-world applications:

  • Nature: Found in structures like honeycombs and crystals.
  • Design: Used in architecture, tiling patterns, and product design.
  • Maths: Essential for understanding geometry and symmetry.


How can this resource help?

This resource supports learning about regular polygons through:

  • Clear visuals: Shows polygons from triangles to dodecagons.
  • Accurate names: Label each polygon with its correct name.
  • Definitions: Reminds learners of key features of regular polygons.
  • Free PDF download: Offers an easily accessible tool.


Benefits for learners:

  • Improves shape recognition and vocabulary.
  • Supports understanding of geometric properties.
  • Provides a foundation for advanced geometry concepts.

This resource is perfect for teachers introducing polygons or for consolidating knowledge. It's also a valuable revision tool for pupils or a helpful reference for parents supporting geometry homework.


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