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Symmetry Coloring Page
Symmetry Coloring Page
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Symmetry Coloring Page
Introduce your child to reflection in geometry with this second grade math worksheet.
4th grade
Math
Worksheet
Penguin Axis of Symmetry
Penguin Axis of Symmetry
Worksheet
Penguin Axis of Symmetry
Introduce your child to tthe concept of symmetry with this fun and fluffy penguin.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Rotational Symmetry
Rotational Symmetry
Worksheet
Rotational Symmetry
Learn about rotational symmetry with an exercise that's simple and easy to understand.
4th grade
Math
Worksheet
All About Trapezoids
All About Trapezoids
Worksheet
All About Trapezoids
Familiarize your students with all aspects of trapezoids! From describing and drawing trapezoids to identification and real world examples, this worksheet will get your students thinking about the many attributes of this important 2-D shape.
4th grade
Math
Worksheet
Symmetrical or Not?
Symmetrical or Not?
Worksheet
Symmetrical or Not?
Help your child with his geometry skills with this printable math worksheet, which is all about symmetry.
4th grade
Math
Worksheet
Symmetrical Butterflies
Symmetrical Butterflies
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Symmetrical Butterflies
Want to breathe a little color into your geometry lesson? Help students understand lines of symmetry by having them identify and decorate symmetrical butterflies. The end result will be beautiful!
1st grade
Math
Worksheet
Congruent Figures
Congruent Figures
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Congruent Figures
Help your child learn how to recognize congruent shapes with this fun worksheet.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Silly Symmetrical Animals
Silly Symmetrical Animals
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Silly Symmetrical Animals
If a shape can be folded in half so that the two halves match exactly, it’s symmetrical. Use this fun activity to help your students develop their understanding of symmetry by creating their own silly symmetrical animals!
1st grade
Math
Worksheet
All About Hexagons
All About Hexagons
Worksheet
All About Hexagons
Help your students become familiar with all aspects of hexagons with this geometry activity! This worksheet gets your students thinking about the many attributes of this important 2-D shape.
4th grade
Math
Worksheet
Symmetry and Congruence
Symmetry and Congruence
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Symmetry and Congruence
Covering the concepts of symmetry and congruence in geometry, this worksheet is perfect for third graders who need a quick review.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Symmetry: Complete the Shape 3
Symmetry: Complete the Shape 3
Worksheet
Symmetry: Complete the Shape 3
Kids learn about symmetry in this fun 2nd grade geometry worksheet by drawing the other half of each picture to make a symmetrical shape.
4th grade
Math
Worksheet
Symmetry: Complete the Shape 2
Symmetry: Complete the Shape 2
Worksheet
Symmetry: Complete the Shape 2
This 2nd grade geometry worksheet helps kids grasp the concept of symmetry by asking them to complete the other half of a symmetrical shape.
4th grade
Math
Worksheet
Drawing Congruent Shapes
Drawing Congruent Shapes
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Drawing Congruent Shapes
This worksheet will give your child practice learning the difference between similar and congruent shapes.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Draw a Mandala
Draw a Mandala
Activity
Draw a Mandala
Draw your own beautiful mandala with this easy technique that ensures symmetrical results every time!
5th grade
Social studies
Activity

Symmetry Resources

Symmetry is when one shape becomes exactly like another if you flip, slide or turn it. In other words, it is the same in size, shape and relative position of parts on opposite sides of a dividing line. Use our worksheets and resources to teach your students all about symmetry. This will give them a good foundation when learning about this very important concept in geometry.

Learn More About Symmetry

Symmetry, in non-mathematical applications, refers to proportion and balance, a sense of harmony and agreement in dimensions. In geometry, it is a shape or an object that can be divided into two or more identical pieces and are arranged in an organized manner. An object is symmetrical if a transformation happens that moves the individual pieces but doesn’t change the overall shape. So, if a figure can be folded or divided into half so that the two halves match exactly then such a figure is called a symmetric figure. Imagine a square or a triangle and fold it straight down the middle—each side is exactly like the other, which makes them symmetrical.

Types of Symmetry

Reflection symmetry: Also known as line or mirror symmetry, reflection symmetry is the most common type of symmetry. It simply means a line goes through the shape and divides it into two pieces that are mirror images of each other.

Rotational symmetry: An object that is rotated about a fixed point without changing the overall shape is called rotational symmetry. Many shapes have rotational symmetry, including rectangles, squares, circles and all regular polygons. An example of rotational symmetry that you’re probably familiar with is the recycling symbol.

Translational symmetry: Translational symmetry is when an object undergoes a movement, shift of slide in a specified direction through a specified distance. Think of a honeycomb or a wallpaper pattern that repeats.

There are many more types of symmetry that students learn as they get more advanced in their math knowledge. For now, teach them about the basics of this concept using our worksheets and resources.