3D shapes for kids: Sphere

3D shapes for kids: Sphere

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 sphere.

What you need:

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

Number of players:


The sphere is seen in many areas of your everyday life. Some examples of a sphere are: 

  • Earth
  • the Moon
  • basketballs
  • soccer ball
  • world globe

See if you can spot any other sphere shapes in your house.

Click here to print off your own sphere shape to decorate or use as a reference for your school project.


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

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