Cubes

Current

Cubes

Cubes are really useful for maths. They can help you understand many topics and they can help you get better at problem solving. Wow! Have a go at these activities, which all involve interlocking cubes.

Chairs and Tables link

Chairs and Tables 

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Make a chair and table out of interlocking cubes, making sure that the chair fits under the table!

Even and Odd link

Even and Odd 

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

This activity is best done with a whole class or in a large group. Can you match the cards? What happens when you add pairs of the numbers together?

3 Blocks Towers link

3 Blocks Towers 

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Take three differently coloured blocks - maybe red, yellow and blue. Make a tower using one of each colour. How many different towers can you make?

Making Sticks link

Making Sticks 

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Kimie and Sebastian were making sticks from interlocking cubes and lining them up. Can they make their lines the same length? Can they make any other lines?

Numbers as Shapes link

Numbers as Shapes 

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Use cubes to continue making the numbers from 7 to 20. Are they sticks, rectangles or squares?

Building with Cubes link

Building with Cubes 

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Try to picture these buildings of cubes in your head. Can you make them to check whether you had imagined them correctly?