Christmas Presents

This maths teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to fold and decorate nets of cube and cuboid shapes to build a range of 3D Christmas tree decorations. The class can practise identifying different cube and cuboid shapes from sets of displayed nets by their matching properties.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to fold and decorate nets of cube and cuboid shapes to build a range of 3D Christmas tree decorations

Learning Objectives

Draw 2-D shapes and make 3-D shapes using modelling materials. Compare and classify geometric shapes based on their properties and sizes.

Learning Outcomes

I can build different sized cubes and cuboids using nets. I can use the correct vocabulary to describe 3D shapes by their properties.

Christmas Presents

Teaching sequence to help the children fold and decorate nets of cube and cuboid shapes to build a range of 3D Christmas tree decorations

Cubes and Cuboids

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify examples of cube and cuboid shapes by their matching properties

3D Shape Nets

Templates to help the children make Christmas tree ornaments by folding and decorating nets of cube and cuboid shapes

Christmas Presents

Interactive activity to help the children fold and decorate nets of cube and cuboid shapes to build a range of 3D Christmas tree decorations

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to fold and decorate nets of cube and cuboid shapes to build a range of 3D Christmas tree decorations

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