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Valentine Boxes

This maths teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to use nets of cube and cuboid shapes to make and decorate boxes to hold Valentine’s Day gifts. The class can identify whether different net shapes can be folded together to make cube or cuboid shapes.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to use nets of cube and cuboid shapes to make and decorate boxes to hold Valentine’s Day gifts

Learning Objectives

Draw 2-D shapes and make 3-D shapes using modelling materials. Select and combine materials to produce artwork on a specific theme.

Learning Outcomes

I can draw and fold 2D shapes to form a 3D shape. I can cut and shapes materials to produce a work of art on a specific topic.

Valentine Boxes

Teaching sequence to help the children use nets of cube and cuboid shapes to make and decorate boxes to hold Valentine’s Day gifts

Cubes or Cuboids

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify different 3D shapes that can be formed from net shapes

Shape Nets

Templates to help the children record and fold net shapes to produce 3D shapes to use as boxes for Valentine gifts

Valentine Shapes

Templates to help the children decorate gift boxes of cube and cuboids using different shapes on a specific theme

Valentine Boxes

Interactive activity to help the children use nets of cube and cuboid shapes to make and decorate boxes to hold Valentine’s Day gifts

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to use nets of cube and cuboid shapes to make and decorate boxes to hold Valentine’s Day gifts

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