CHARACTER CUBE – Colour, Form, Contrast

Students draw 6 different characters expressing different emotions on a hexahedron net and then create a cube that they use as part of a role-playing game to create imaginary dialogues based on themes they have chosen.

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CHARACTER CUBE – Colour, Form, Contrast


  • Crayola Markers
  • Crayola Coloured Pencils
  • Crayola Scissors
  • Crayola Glue Sticks
  • Cardstock Paper - 21.6 cm x 27.9 cm (8.5" x 11")


Step 1
  1. Draw a different character on each face of the net. (Downloads - HexahedronNet.pdf)
  2. Make each character express a different emotion. (Downloads - MakingFaces.pdf)
  3. Colour the images with coloured pencils.
Step 2
  1. Cut out the net.
  2. Make crisp folds on the dotted lines.
  3. Carefully glue it together.
Step 3
  1. Use the cube to create a dialogue.
  2. Decide on a theme, e.g., grounded; screen time; homework; rules; the environment.
  3. Imagine these 6 characters are having a conversation.
    - Who are they?
    - What are they talking about?
    - How do they feel about it?
    - How do they sound?
    - What do they decide to do?
  4. Act out the conversation with some friends or take on the different characters by yourself.
Illustrated Crayon Character