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Worksheet: Combining 2D Shapes to Make Larger Shapes


Daniel is trying to fit triangles into this hexagon.

How many triangles will he need in total?


How many triangles have I used to make this rectangle?


Which shape has Victoria made out of triangles?

  • A a square
  • B a triangle
  • C a rectangle


Can I make a square by joining these triangles together?

  • A no
  • B yes


Mason and Emma have used shapes to make a picture of a person. Mason has used more triangles than Emma.

Which picture is Mason’s?

  • A
  • B


Choose the group of shapes I can use to build this rocket.

  • A
  • B
  • C


Can I make a rectangle by joining these squares together?

  • A yes
  • B no


Which shape has been made using triangles only?

  • A
  • B
  • C