Cube Calendar

A desk calendar can be made using two cubes to show the day of the month.

Cube Calendar

What numbers would be on the faces of the cubes so that each date from 1 to 31 can be displayed?

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    Printable nets of the cubes


    Use the printable net above to make your orn cube calendar. A cassette case (Are you old enough to remember those?) makes an excellent stand for your cubes.

    Cube Calendar

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    Whether your students each have a TabletPC, a Surface or a Mac, this activity lends itself to eLearning (Engaged Learning).

    Laptops In Lessons

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    Transum.org/go/?Start=December30

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    Transum.org/Software/Fun_Maths/Calendar.asp

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