Symmetry – Year 1

Symmetry for kidsLearn Symmetry with step by step examples. Homework help for kids learning Maths in Year 1 Maths, Key Stage 1 (KS1) at Primary School.

Line symmetry (or reflective symmetry)

Line symmetry is when you can divide the shape in half so they fit exactly onto themselves. You can find out if a shape is symmetrical by either folding it in half or holding a mirror down the centre to see if it looks the same.

Some shapes can be folded in more than one way. We say that this shape has 2 lines of symmetry or 3 or 4…

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Match the shapes, includes symmetry, and halves of shapes. Select Medium.

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