In this post we are going to check out the different kinds of exercises that we have here at Smartick to learn how to identify a cylinder.

Before we go on, I invite you to review a prior post that explains what exactly is a cylinder: Cylinders

**In this post, you’ll remember that cylinders are geometric shapes that are formed by a rectangle that turns on one of its sides.**

##### 1.Identifying the geometric shape in a given image

The student must identify the geometric shape they see and select the correct answer of the options that are given.

##### 2. Comparing a cylinder with the shapes of real life objects

The student must identify which real life objects presented is the same as a cylinder. As a visual aid, an image of a cylinder is shown as well.

##### 3. Identifying the name of the geometric shape that looks like the real life object

The student is given an image of an every-day, real life object and they must choose which shape the object is from the options given.

##### 4. Identifying the geometric shape that is the same shape as a real life object

The student needs to choose the geometric shape that has the same shape as the real life object from the options provided.

##### 5. Comparing real life objects

From three real life objects, the student must determine which one has a geometric shape most similar to the original shape shown.

##### 6. Identifying the objects that have a cylinder shape

In this type of exercises, the student is asked to identify the objects that have a cylinder shape without the help of a visual aid.

##### 7. Distinguishing a given geometric shape

Of a series of geometric shapes, the student needs to identify which ones can be considered the indicated shape.

If you want to do more activities like this one, check out Smartick, make an account and try our method!

### Learn More:

- What Are Solid Geometric Shapes or Bodies?
- Learning Logic: Children’s Favorite Smartick Sessions
- Classification: First Steps towards Logical-Mathematical Thinking
- Steps to Finding 1-Dimensional Series
- What Are Cylinders?

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