Block Symmetry

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Welcome to the Math Salamanders block Symmetry worksheet collection page.

Here you will find a range of free printable symmetry worksheets,
which will help your child to practice their reflecting and flipping skills.

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The Math Salamanders have a large bank of free printable symmetry worksheets.

Each symmetry sheet comes complete with answers for support.

Handy Hints

Each point or block that has been reflected must remain the same distance from the mirror line as the original point. So if point A is 3 squares away from the mirror line, then the reflection of point A must also be 3 squares away.

When reflecting a shape, look at the corners of the shape and reflect each corner first as a dot in the mirror line. The dots can then be joined up (in the correct order!)

For lines of symmetry at angles of 45°, it is often better to rotate your paper so that the line of symmetry is vertical or horizontal, and the rest of the paper is at an angle.

The basis and understanding of symmetry starts at about Grade 2, and then develops further in Grades 3,4 and 5.

Block Symmetry Sheets

On this webpage you will find our range of block symmetry sheets for kids.

The sheets have been carefully graded with the easier sheets coming first. There are some 2nd grade sheets and some 3rd grade sheets in this collection.

There are also some templates at the end of this section for you to create your own shapes for your child to reflect, or, even better, for your child to create their own symmetric patterns!

Using these sheets will help your child to:- learn to reflect a shape in a vertical or horizontal mirror line;
- learn to reflect a shape in both a vertical and horizontal mirror line;

Reflecting in 1 mirror line

Reflecting in 2 mirror lines

Reflecting shapes templates

Line Symmetry Worksheets

Here you will find a range of symmetry sheets reflecting lines instead of blocks.

The sheets in this section are at a harder level than the sheets on this page.

Second Grade Geometry

Here you will find a range of 2d and 3d shape worksheets which will help your child understand geometry at a 2nd grade level.

These sheets are more advanced than those on this page.

Each sheet comes complete with answers.

Third Grade Geometry Worksheets

Here is a range of free geometry worksheets for 3rd graders.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

- recognize and identify a range of 2d and 3d shapes;
- recognise and identify right angles and lines of symmetry;
- recognise and identify parallel lines;
- identify the faces, edges and vertices of 3d shapes;

All the third grade geometry sheets in this section support Elementary math benchmarks.

Printable Shape Sheets - 2D & 3D Shape Sheets

Here you will find a selection of printable 2d and 3d shape sheets.

Each sheet is available in color or black and white, and labelled or unlabelled.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

Each sheet is available in color or black and white, and labelled or unlabelled.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

- recognise and name a range of 2d and 3d shapes;
- recognise regular and irregular shapes.

Shapes Clip Art

Here you will find our range of 2D and 3D Shape Sheets.
The following printables contain pictures of common 2D and 3D shapes
that your child should know.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

Using these sheets will help your child to:

- know the properties of different 2d and 3d shapes;
- recognize different types of triangle - equilateral and isoscoles;
- recognize trapezoids and parallelograms;
- recognize a range of 3d shapes.

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