Hexaflexagon Templates. Create your own hexaflexagons. Choose a template and follow the easy instructions to make your hexaflexagons. In her YouTube. This is the classic 3 faced hexaflexagon. This template is created to be easy to cut out, glue and fold up. This fresh design has been nicely labeled to best show . Hold the flexagon in two hands, looking down at the top face. Push three corners down and in to make three valley folds. At the same time pinch to make three.
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Square Flexagon – 4 faces. Now you should be able to see five yellow triangles 1s. Carefully form the paper into a doughnut shape some of the triangles are folded under an femplate triangle, marked with dots.
How to Make a Hexa-hexaflexagon Read all of the steps before starting. Pull the 2 forward that is behind the 3. All the triangles that make up a hexagon face have the same number, so color and decorate them with that in mind. Think about the project. He had trimmed his American notebook paper to fit in his English notebook. The numbered patterns are geared towards classroom use.
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Be sure to check out the “G” and Sunday face on both variations. This is the hexaflexagon with the smallest number of faces where the template curls on top of itself.
The Adobe Reader is available for free. Your flexagon is done! First, make sure all the folds are straight and all the corners are pointy.
Glue the two sides together for a double thickness. Within each folded variation, you can see the faces of the other variation.
As you flex the flexagon in this project, see if you can find all the possible combinations of faces. Decorate the strip following the scheme on tempplate numbered pattern. The names of flexagons tell the type of polygon and the number of faces.
Six sides of flexing mania! The four faces provide opportunity for design creativity. Try to make the cuts very straight and accurate. Make a hexagonal box to store your hexaflexagons or give a Flexagon Boxed Set as a gift.
Read all of the directions. Fold the pattern lengthwise on the dashed line. Fire and Wood Heptahexaflexagon Variation D.
Make a double thickness by folding the pattern piece in half lengthwise and glue. He folded the trimmed-off strips and devised the first Hexaflexagon, a flat one that had three faces this is now called a Trihexaflexagon.
Template for the B and C hexaflsxagon of the 7 faced heptahexaflexagon. A hexaflexagon also called a kaleidocycle is a folded geometric figure that can be “flexed” to expose many sides. Search the Enchanted Learning website for: The hexa-hexaflexagon with animals is decorated with six of the twelve Chinese zodiac symbols.
Choose a hexa-hexaflexagon to make. Print the blank black and white pattern and decorate the faces any way you like! After that many of his friends joined him in the fascinating study of flexagons, and many more types of flexagons were discovered.