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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This is the classic 3 faced hexaflexagon. Flexagons are folded paper polygons that have the neat feature of changing faces as they are flexed. Follow the folding instructions in the Flexagon project to assemble the flexagon.
Now you can carefully “flex” the hexaflexagon, exposing the four sides, one at a time. Find more crafts Find more crafts by browsing the Project Heaflexagon or with a search Geometric Toys to Make.
Fold back on the line between the yellow 3rd and blue 4th triangles 1 and 3 —four yellow triangles 1s are together now. This flexagon is not nearly as widely known and folded, but it is almost as easy to cut out and fold up as the classic.
Patterns are Adobe PDF files. To make a hexaflexagon with six faces, see the Hexa-hexaflexagons craft project. The Adobe Reader is available for free. A well folded model will flex very smoothly with well formed faces.
Make a hexagonal box to store your hexaflexagons or give a Flexagon Boxed Set as a gift. Bonus Pattern Enlarge Tip: Share this craft project with your friends and family. After thinking about it overnight, he constructed a hexagon that when flexed produced six different faces— hexa-hexaflexagon. Score and fold back and forth on all the solid lines.
Leave a little space between each triangle for hexaaflexagon folding. If it doesn’t pop open, flatten the flexagon and try again with the other three corners. Fold back on the line between the next 2 and 1.
Read all of the directions. Place the strip with the side without glue tabs facing up and the 3 end to the left. It looks like an ordinary, two-dimensional, paper hexaaflexagon with a front and a back, but hidden inside are four more sides or faces that become visible by flexing the paper.
The Adobe Reader is available for free. Make one of these flexagons first before trying any of the others. One of many interesting things about this flexagon is that if you start with the E face on top and the F face on ….
Learn how to make a flexagon, a most fascinating geometric toy! On blank patterns, follow the Coloring Guide. Make a variety of flexagons to share with your friends.
Penta-hexaflexagon Bonus Patterns Enlarge Tip: When he flexed the hexagon in a certain way, a third face was revealed. Use a ruler and the empty ballpoint pen or bone folder to make an indent along the fold lines.
Powered by Flexagon Maps. The Snake Heptahexaflexagon Variation A. Color the pattern template as you like with markers, colored pencils or crayons.
The numbered patterns are geared towards classroom use. Choose a hexa-hexaflexagon to make. There should be six 2s on top and a 1 to the side. Printouts Math Music Word Wheels. If it doesn’t pop open, flatten the flexagon and try again with the other three corners. Do this for each of the 10 triangles of the tri-hexaflexagon.
Enlarge Share this craft. Regular notebook paper is too flimsy to make a good hexaflexagon – stiff paper like cardstock makes a workable 3-D hexaflexagon. Printer Paper cardstock or construction paper works well Tape or glue Instructions: Cut around the two pattern pieces on the outline.
Fold the 1 back. Now you have a strip of 10 triangles. The tri-hexaflexagon has three faces in three combinations. Challenge – Can you V-flex from one variation to the other? This template is hwxaflexagon to be easy to cut out, glue and fold up.
You can then “flex” the 3-D hexaflexagon, exposing bexaflexagon of four six-sided faces, one at a time. Wait for the glue to dry before flexing your flexagon.
Make a Hexa-hexaflexagon —it has six faces! Pull the yellow triangle 1 forward that is behind the green triangle 2. All of Aunt Annie’s project patterns are designed to be printed on standard letter-size paper 8. On the Stars pattern, half of the fold lines are marked on each side, so you will need to score on both sides.