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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A Mathematics Lesson Starter Of The Day


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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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    Laptops In Lessons

    Teacher, do your students have access to computers such as tablets, iPads or Laptops?  This page was really designed for projection on a whiteboard but if you really want the students to have access to it here is a concise URL for a version of this page without the comments:

    Transum.org/go/?Start=December30

    However it would be better to assign one of the student interactive activities below.

    Laptops In Lessons

    Here is the URL which will take them to a different type of calendar net.

    Transum.org/Software/Fun_Maths/Calendar.asp

    Here is the URL which will take them to a calendar investigation.

    Transum.org/go/?to=Tcalendar

    Student Activity

     


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