3D shapes for kids: Cuboid

3D shapes for kids: Cuboid

3D shapes for kids are not always easy to teach. They can be difficult to draw and often have funny names. What makes a 3D shape?  Let's look at the cuboid.

What you need:

  • computer with internet access
  • printer
  • paper
  • colouring pencils or markers

Number of players:


Cuboids are used a lot in daily life. Some of the many uses include:

  • house bricks
  • shoe boxes
  • a fridge
  • cereal boxes
  • tissue box

Have a look around and name some things around the house you can spot that are cuboid shaped.

Click here to print the cuboid to colour or use as a reference for a school project.


  • Thanks to our sister company Kidspot Australia for creating the printable template.

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