# To construct nets to create 3D shapes

In this lesson, we will construct nets out of card to create 3D shapes. We will experiment with assembling nets in numerous ways. This lesson includes some physical activity and equipment beyond pen, paper or pencil. Please make sure your child is adequately supervised.

# To construct nets to create 3D shapes

In this lesson, we will construct nets out of card to create 3D shapes. We will experiment with assembling nets in numerous ways. This lesson includes some physical activity and equipment beyond pen, paper or pencil. Please make sure your child is adequately supervised.

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

1. how to make strong, stiff shell structures
2. measure, mark out, cut and shape materials and components with some accuracy
3. assemble, join and combine materials and components with some accuracy

### Equipment

Card, squared paper, sellotape, masking tape, pencil, corrugated card, ruler, scissors, fabric

### Content guidance

• Equipment requiring safe usage.

### Licence

This content is made available by Oak National Academy Limited and its partners and licensed under Oak’s terms & conditions (Collection 1), except where otherwise stated.

## Video

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## Starter quiz

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
I am an object made from several parts. I support or protect something. What am I?
A lever.
Q2.
I am used to draw straight lines. I am used to measure. What am I?
a felt tip pen
Q3.
I have six square faces. I have 8 corners (vertices). What am I?
A cuboid.
Q4.
I am sharp. I am used to cut materials. I must be used with supervision. What am I?
A pencil.
Q5.
I am a 2D shape. I have 3 sides. What am I?
An octagon.

## Exit quiz

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
I am a flat shape. When folded I create a 3D shape. What am I?
Scoring.
Q2.
Sticking layers of card together is called ...
Corrugating.
Q3.
I have 4 triangular faces. I have 1 square face. I have 8 edges. What am I?
Correct answer: A square based pyramid.
A triangular prism.
Q4.
What is the process of marking a line onto cardboard called?
Goaling.