Geometric Solids

Product Description:

A large wooden box containing ten 3D shapes. These shapes are all blue in colour

Curved Regular Solids: 

  • Sphere – ball shaped
  • Ovoid – egg shaped
  • Ellipsoid – similar to the ovoid but both ends are the same shape

Semi-Regular Solids with curved and straight edges:

  • Cylinder
  • Cone

Semi-Regular Solids with straight lines:

  • Square Base Pyramid
  • Triangular Base Pyramid
  • Rectangular Prism/Cuboid
  • Triangular Prism
  • Cube

Prisms: have regular shaped bases and each side is a rectangle. 

Pyramids: have regular shaped bases and sides, which are isosceles triangles.


  • To provide experience of solid shapes in the environment.
  • To develop an understanding of the relationship between shapes.
  • To develop the child’s language and vocabulary.
  • To develop the child’s muscular and tactile sense (stereognostic sense).

Age: From 4 Years onwards

This is in the 3-6 sensorial programme.

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