**Boxes and Sketches**

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**Sweet box:**

**Ramya went to buy sweets. The shopkeeper took a paper cut-out and quickly made a lovely pink box for the sweets!**

**1. She made four more shapes. Each is to be folded along the dotted lines. You have to find out which of these can be made into a box.**

**Solution:**

Cutouts of (a) and (c) can be made into boxes.

**Shapes that fold into a cube:**

**A. Buddha wants to make a paper cube using a squared sheet. He knows that all the faces of a cube are squares.**

**He draws two different shapes.**

**1. Will both these shapes fold into a cube?**

**Solution:**

Yes, both the shapes can be folded into cubes.

**2. Draw at least one more shape which can fold into a cube.**

**Solution:**

**3. What will be the area of each face of the cube?**

**Solution:**

The area of each face of the cube = side × side.

**4. Draw one shape which will not fold into a cube.**

**Solution:**

**5. Look around and discuss which things around you look like a cube. List a few.**

**Solution:**

Dice, Rubik’s cube, Ice cube and sugar cubes are resembles the shape of a cube.

**Boxes and boxes:**

**1. All boxes are not cubes. Here are some different kinds of boxes. Match the shape on the left with a box into which it will fold.**

**Solution:**

**Floor maps:**

**1. For making a house a floor map is first made. Have you ever seen a floor map? Here is a floor map of Vibha’s house. It shows where the windows and the doors are in the house.**

**Solution:**

Yes, I have seen a floor map.

**2. Which is the front side of her house? How many windows are there on the front side?**

**Solution:**

Front side of her house shows in the figure. There are two windows on the front side.

**3. Which one is Vibha’s house?**

**Solution:**

Deep drawing (d) is Vibha’s house.

**Practice time:**

**1. Look at this floor map of a house. Make doors and windows on the deep drawing of this house.**

**Solution:**

**A deep drawing of a cube:**

**Soumitro and his friends made deep drawings of a cube.**

**These are their drawings.**

**1. Which of the drawings look correct to you? Discuss.**

**Solution:**

The drawings (d), (e) and (g) are correct.

**2. Can you add some lines to make drawing (f) into a deep drawing of the cube?**

**Solution:**

**3. In the same way make a deep drawing of a box which looks like this.**

**Solution:**

**Matchbox play:**

**Navin, Bhaskar and Pratigya made this bridge using matchboxes.**

**1. If you look at the bridge from the top, how will it look? Choose the right drawing below:**

**Solution:**

**2. Look at the photo and try to make a deep drawing of this bridge.**

**Solution:**