Here are some pictures of 3D shapes made from cubes and drawings of two of the shapes on dotty paper. Can you make these shapes yourself?

What do they look like from different positions? yellow_blocks green_blocks purple_blocks red_blocksVC2


If you have some cubes can you make these shapes?


Can you draw the shapes on dotty paper or take photographs of your models from different angles?

Click here for the VIEWING CUBES worksheet.

Click here for the Inclusion and Home Learning Guide.

Click here to download dotty paper.

Click here for the and  Notes for Teachers.

This problem is adapted from the NRICH task Building Blocks with permission of the University of Cambridge. All rights reserved.

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