3D shapes for kids: Hexagonal prism

3D shapes for kids: Hexagonal prism

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 hexagonal prism.

What you need:

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

Number of players:


Hexagonal prisms are not often seen about the house, but there are a few examples we can mention:

  • pencils
  • honeycomb
  • nuts (in the nuts and bolt sets)

Have a think about more uses for hexagonal prisms that you know of in your everyday life.

Print off your own hexagonal prism to decorate or to use for your school project.


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

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