# Cubes

## 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

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

### Even and Odd

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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

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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

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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

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

### Building with Cubes

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