If you’re learning about 3D shapes and geometry in school, here’s a free printable rectangular prism template. By building a rectangular prism crafts, students will be able to see how a 2D shape coverts into a 3D shape. When completed, they can turn the object, and count the vertices, faces, and edges.
Rectangular Prism Template and Paper Model
To download the rectangular prism template PDF, click the image below. An 8.5 x 11 PDF will open in your browser. Once it loads, save it to your computer, or send it to your printer. Teachers, feel free to print multiple copies of these worksheets for your students.
Surface Area Formulas
The surface area of a prism is equal to the sum of the areas of its faces. A rectangular prism is made up of 4 rectangle side faces and 2 rectangle cap faces.
Vertices, Faces, and Edges
A rectangular prism has 6 faces, 8 vertices, and 12 edges.