Do your students know what rhombus shapes are? If they don’t, how about the diamond? Do they know it? The shape of that diamond is a rhombus. Learn more about rhombus shapes with the help of the pictures provided below, all pictures of rhombus shapes are free to download and available in printable size.
Take a look at the first picture of the rhombus shape above. A rhombus is a four-sided shape where all sides have equal length. Also, the opposite sides are parallel and opposite angles are equal. The diagonals meet in the middle at the right angle. A rhombus is sometimes called a rhomb or a diamond and it looks like a square that is tilted to the side. It differs from any old quadrilateral because its four sides are all the same length.
Is a rhombus always a rectangle? No, because a rhombus does not have to have 4 right angles. The templates of rhombus shape pictures above can be used as a means for craft or any activity you are planning to do with your kids to learn about shapes. By looking at the templates, you can ask your children to create rhombus bodies in groups of four or more.
If you have any rhombus activities, please feel free to download these templates to complete your lesson plan. Use these shapes as part of a Math display, flashcards, or craft. Find more printable templates on this site by browsing through our template category!