Shapes for kids: Pentagons

Shapes for kids: Pentagons

Pentagons are easily recognised by their five sides and five angles. A pentagon also has tree triangles inside if you join all the diagonals. Have a look at the image below and print it out. Get the kids to have some fun joining the diagonals to create some triangles.

What you need:

  • computer with internet access
  • printer
  • colouring pencils

Number of players:


There is a misconception amongst some parents that mathematics education does not seriously begin until the first formal year of schooling. In fact your pre-kinder student has already begun developing a range of mathematical behaviours which will support their numeracy development.

These emerging numeracy skills, like all milestones will develop within the context of opportunity and repetition at the individual pace of your child.

Shapes are the base of many mathematical activities and to identify these shapes, it is important for kids to see examples and learn the differences between them. Our simple, printable charts will help your kids better understand pentagons.

Print the pentagon to help your kids learn all about pentagons.

Click here to print this pentagon and get the kids to colour it in.


Click here to print the full polygon table.



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