Make a cube out of straws and have a go at this practical
Investigate the number of faces you can see when you arrange three cubes in different ways.
We need to wrap up this cube-shaped present, remembering that we
can have no overlaps. What shapes can you find to use?
Can you make a $3\times 3$ cube with these shapes made from small cubes?
You can record your answer as either pictures or as a net of the cube.