Understanding patterns and properties of shape
2. Pupils should be taught to:
 describe properties of shapes that they can see or visualise using the related vocabulary
 observe, handle and describe common 2D and 3D shapes; name and describe the mathematical features of common 2D and 3D shapes, including triangles of various kinds, rectangles including squares, circles, cubes, cuboids, then hexagons, pentagons, cylinders, pyramids, cones and spheres
 create 2D shapes and 3D shapes
 recognise reflective symmetry in familiar 2D shapes and patterns.
