A cube is a box with edges that are all the same height, width, and length. 

  • Look for a cube around the house.​
  • Compare it to the picture of the cube.​
    • The cube is a 3D object.​
    • The picture shows the 3D object on paper. ​
parts of a cube
net of a cube

A net is a flat shape you can fold to make a 3D shape.​ 

  • On paper, draw the net of a cube you see here. It can be any size that fits on your paper.​
  • Cut out the net.​
  • Fold the net to make a cube shape. This is your pattern for making a cube for your mobile.​
  • Talk about it: How did you know how to fold the net?​
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