Things That Are Square Shaped

Welcome to our list of things that are square shaped!

Square describes a shape that has four sides of equal length. There are plenty of foods and objects with a square shape, from waffles to post it notes to tiles. In this list, we’ve included cube shapes as well as flat square shaped things. Hopefully our list of square things is useful and an enjoyable read!

Here’s a visual list of things that are square shaped:

We hope that visual list of square shaped things was useful! Here’s a longer and more descriptive list of things that are shaped like squares:

  • Tile: These are usually made of ceramic, and are used as a durable and easy to clean floor covering.
  • Scrabble Tile: These are the playing pieces used in Scrabble.
  • Post-It Note: These are small coloured papers with a small sticky strip, used for reminder notes.
  • Bread: While bread can come in many different shapes and sizes, supermarket bread is generally square when sliced.
  • Toast: This is heated and mildly dried bread, eaten when crispy and sometimes topped with flavoured spreads.
  • Napkin: These are like tissues, but thicker and generally folded into squares.
  • Sandwich: Generally regarded as a lunch or snack food. Made with some sort of filling between two slices of bread.
  • Floppy Disc: A now obsolete way of storing digital data.
  • Carrom Board: Carrom is a sport-based tabletop game.
  • Chess Board: This is a strategy game played on a square board.
  • Checkers Board: This is a strategy game played on a checkered board.
  • Snake and Ladders Board: This is a family board game with a square board.
  • CD Case: A case for a now obsolete way of storing and playing msuic.
  • Monopoly Board: Monopoly is a board game that was initially intended to teach how capitalism works.
  • Vinyl Record Sleeve: These are generally made of cardboard and protect vinyl records.
  • Crossword: This is a word puzzle where you fit words into a grid based on a set of clues.
  • Word Sleuth: This is a word puzzle where the player looks for words in a grid.
  • Origami Paper: Patterned, thin paper which is used for decorative folding.
  • Craft Paper: Coloured, thin paper used for making decorations and shapes.
  • Calendar Cells: The cells used for recording daily information in a calendar are generally square-shaped.
  • Noughts and Crosses Board: Noughts and crosses is a strategy game where players compete to be the first to get three icons in a row.
  • Keyboard Key: These are generally square-shaped pads with letters on them.
  • Waffle: This is generally seen as a breakfast or dessert food.
  • Business Card: Business cards are usually rectangular, but are now also available in square shapes as well.
  • Instagram Logo: This logo is a small, multicoloured camera in the shape of a square.
  • Facebook Logo: This is a small blue square that features a white “F”.
  • Microsoft Logo: Microsoft’s logo features four smaller grey squares in a grid arrangement.
  • Uber Logo: This is a small dark grey logo.
  • Snapchat Logo: This is a yellow logo which features a white, jellyfish-like creature.
  • BBC Logo: This features three letters in three separate black squares.
  • American Express Logo: This is a square blue logo with white lettering.
  • 7 Eleven Logo: This is a colourful logo featuring a large seven over a square background.
  • Domino’s Pizza Logo: This features blue and red in the shape of a square.
  • Lego Logo: This is a bright red and yellow logo for the Lego company.
  • Uniqlo Logo: Uniqlo’s logo has white block lettering over a red square background.
  • Saltine: These are square crackers known for being salty and dry.
  • Graham Cracker: This is a dry, perforated cracker.
  • App Icon: App icons are rounded squares.
  • Favicon: These are the small square icons next the the website title at the top of the page tab.
  • Pizza Box: While pizzas are round, their boxes are square for convenience.
  • Grid: This is an arrangement made of smaller shapes, generally squares.
  • QR Code: A QR code is a type of matrix barcode that you scan to get information.
  • Brownie: These are fudgy cakes cooked in rectangular pans, generally served as square slices.
  • Handkerchief: A handkerchief is basically a re-usable tissue made of fabric.
  • Pocket Square: A decorative addition to a formal suit, usually placed to add colour and texture or to match their partner’s outfit.
  • Tablecloth: A protective cloth placed on a table to guard against scratches and spills while eating.
  • Bandanna: A decorative square cloth used as a wrap.
  • Canvas: Thick woven fabric used for painting.
  • Coaster: These are small, thick plates used to protect the surfaces of tables and desks when drinking something cold.
  • Sticker: Thin decorative papers with an adhesive back.
  • Mint Thin: A type of thin biscuit with a layer of mint, covered in dark chocolate.
  • Magnet: A small block generally used to fix two surfaces together.
  • Chocolate Block: Family blocks of chocolate tend to be relatively thin and flat.
  • Poker Table: Poker tables tend to be square shaped to allow for four players to sit and play.
  • Mah-Jong Table: Mah-jong tables are designed to let four players sit at a table.
  • Ice Cube: While there are now novelty shaped ice cubes, ice cubes are classically square (technically cube) shaped.
  • Tea Box: These are wooden boxes with compartments used for storing multiple types of tea leaves adn bags.
  • Gift Box: A plain box without branding on it to present gifts in.
  • Ring Box: These are small, formal jewelry boxes for gifting and storing rings.
  • Sheet Cake: A sheet cake is a large, flat cake generally used for making tiers.
  • Window: Transparent panes of glass used for looking in and out of a house or room.
  • Picture Frame: A frame used for displaying and protecting photographs.
  • Plate: Serving plates are generally square rather than round.
  • Etching Plate: These are copper plates used in printmaking.
  • Sugar Cube: Small serving sizes of sugar pressed into dissolvable cubes.
  • Tile (tracking device): This is a small square device you attach to a possession you want to keep track of.
  • iPod Nano: The sixth generation iPod nano was a small square with a screen.
  • Square (payment reader): This is a small device that reads eftpos payments.
  • Dice: Small, generally plastic cubes that are used to provide randomised decision-making or numbers.
  • Square Watermelon: Japan has cultivated square watermelons that are easy to stack (but can’t actually be eaten).
  • Petit Fours: These are small finger food desserts.
  • Rubik’s Cube: A plastic cube puzzle where the aim is to align the same colour on each face of the cube.
  • Building Block: These are painted wooden blocks used by children to explore and build small, temporary structures.
  • Minecraft Blocks: Minecraft is a game where everything is based on using blocks to build.
  • Chocolate Truffles: These are small chocolates usually given as a gift.
  • Crate: A wooden or plastic box used to store and transport goods (like groceries).
  • Soap: Handmade soaps are usually provided in cut squares.
  • Footstool: Small soft cubes for us to rest our feet on.
  • Cobblestone: These are pavement stones used to build textured walkways.
  • Pyrite: A mineral that is very square and angular.
  • Salt Crystals: Salt crystals are square-shaped.
  • Mirror: A piece of home decor that we use to see our reflection.
  • Turkish Delight: This is rose-flavoured jelly candy cut into squares.
  • Bismuth: A chemical element that is very cubed and angular.
  • Cubby Hole: Cube shelves used for storing bags and shoes.
  • Shoe Shelf: A small shelf used to store shoes, organise them and protect them from dust and dirt.
  • Haloquadratum Bacteria: This is a type of bacteria which is square in shape.
  • Wombat Poo: These are a small animal native to Australia.
  • Princess Cut (gem): This is a type of diamond cut shape used in engagement rings.
  • Asscher Cut (gem): An asscher cut is a type of cut used in gemstones for jewelry.
  • Lampshade: A thin piece of material used to cover lamps to diffuse their light.
  • Candle: Blocks of wax used as a light source.
  • Cushion: These are small, firmer versions of pillows.
  • Jack in the Box: A toy that features a doll that pops out of a box.
  • Gaps in Chain-link Fence: A chain-link fence is made of thin wires twisted in a mesh pattern.
  • Trafalgar Square: This is a famous square in London surrounded by museums, cultural spaces and other historic buildings.
  • Zocalo (Mexico): This is the main square in Mexico city.
  • Grand Place (Brussels, Belgium): This is the central square of Brussels.
  • Old Town Square (Prague): This is a historic square in Prague.
  • Piazza San Marco (Venice): Also known as St. Mark’s Square. This is the main public square in Venice.
  • Tiananmen Square: A famous square in China that was the site of historical political protests.
  • Times Square: This is a large intersection and tourist destination in New York.
  • Saint Peter’s Square: This is a plaza in Vatican City.

We hope this list of square shaped things was useful and you were able to find what you needed!

We were as thorough as possible while compiling this list, but if you feel there’s anything we missed, feel free to leave a comment and let us know.

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