BLANK HEXAFLEXAGON TEMPLATE PDF
Page 1. trihexaflexagon blank template to assemble use “simple instructions for folding a trihexaflexagon” pdf This page is a work-in-progress collection of free templates and videos about Hexaflexagons. Blank template with instructions (also a PDF version). To aid in folding and decorating the blank patterns, guides that number the faces are included on the patterns. Printable pattern for hexa-hexaflexagon.
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Make a double thickness by folding each pattern piece in half lengthwise and glue. Print the blank black and white pattern and decorate the faces any way you like! Use a ruler and the empty ballpoint pen or bone folder to make an indent along the fold lines. The hexa-hexaflexagon has six faces with 3 different arrangements each, for a total of 18 possible faces. The Adobe Reader is available for free.
Read all of the directions. Score and fold templxte and forth on all the solid lines. There will be two pieces with 19 triangles each. Think about the project. The numbered patterns are geared towards classroom use.
How to Make a Flexagon – Geometric Toys to Make – Aunt Annie’s Crafts
Bonus Pattern Enlarge Tip: Read all of the directions. If it doesn’t pop open, flatten the flexagon and try again with the other three corners.
Think about the project. Patterns are Adobe PDF files. The Dots pattern coordinates with the dot patterns in the Geometric Solids craft project. Score and fold back and forth on all the solid lines.
Enlarge Share this craft. Make a hexagonal box to store your hexaflexagons or give a Flexagon Boxed Set as a gift. Make a place to work. Geometric Toys to Make. Learn how to make a flexagon, a most fascinating geometric toy!
Find templaye crafts Find more crafts by browsing the Project Index or with a search The names of flexagons tell the type of polygon and the number of faces. The first flexagon he made was the tri-hexaflexagon. In this project we make a hexa-hexaflexagon—a six-sided polygon hexagon with six faces hexa.
Do this for each of the 10 triangles of the tri-hexaflexagon. The top of the flexagon will pop open if there is a new face to reveal.
For more about the history of flexagons, see the Flexagons project. Can you find them all?
In this project we make a tri-hexaflexagon—a six-sided polygon hexagon with three faces tri. Make a hexagonal box to store your hexaflexagons or give a Flexagon Boxed Set as a gift.
As you flex the flexagon in hexaflrxagon project, see if you can find all the possible combinations of faces. Pull the yellow triangle 1 forward that is behind the green triangle 2.
Fold back on the line between the next 2 and 1. Choose a tri-hexaflexagon to make. Wait for the glue to dry before flexing your flexagon.
All of Aunt Annie’s project patterns are designed to be printed on standard letter-size paper 8. Join the two pieces of the hexa-hexaflexagon together to form a strip of 19 triangles. Wait for the glue to dry before flexing your flexagon. Make a double thickness by folding blani pattern piece in half lengthwise and glue.
When he flexed the hexagon in a certain way, a third face was revealed.