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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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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. Use six different rubber stamps to decorate your numbered hexa-hexaflexagon. Score and fold the pattern on the two dashed lines—unfold. As you flex the flexagon in this project, see if you can find all the possible combinations of faces.

Learn how to make a flexagon, a most fascinating geometric toy!

The Dots pattern coordinates with the dot patterns in the Geometric Solids craft project. Cut equilateral triangles from poster board and tape them together in a strip. There will be two pieces with 19 blakn each. How to Make a Tri-hexaflexagon Read all of the steps before starting.

How to Make a Flexagon – Geometric Toys to Make – Aunt Annie’s Crafts

Fold the strip back on itself matching two 6s, then two 5s, then two 4s, on like this for the entire strip nine folds. Your flexagon is done! Read all of the directions. Do this for each of the 10 triangles of the tri-hexaflexagon.


After thinking about it overnight, he constructed a hexagon that when flexed produced six different faces— hexa-hexaflexagon. Fold the three sets of orange faces face-to-face, then the three sets of red faces—this forms a straight strip.

Gather everything you need to do the project. Your flexagon is done! The hexa-hexaflexagon has six faces with 3 different arrangements each, for a total of 18 possible faces. Make a double thickness by folding each pattern piece in half lengthwise and glue.

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To make a hexaflfxagon with six faces, see the Hexa-hexaflexagons craft project. Reveal hidden sides by flexing. All the triangles that make up a hexagon face have the same number, so color and decorate them with that in mind.

Wait for the glue to dry before flexing your flexagon.


Imagine how it will look and what you will do with it. There will be one piece with twenty triangles. Imagine how it will look and what you will do with it. Can you find them all?

Find more crafts Find more crafts by browsing the Project Index or with a search In hexafoexagon project we make a tri-hexaflexagon—a six-sided polygon hexagon with three faces tri.

Geometric Toys to Make.


Choose a Pattern and Print It Choose a hexa-hexaflexagon to make. Wait for the glue to dry before flexing your flexagon. Make a place to work. Choose a Pattern and Print It Choose blani tri-hexaflexagon to make. Now you should be able to see five yellow triangles 1s. Score and fold back-and-forth on all the solid lines.


Blqnk one of these flexagons first before trying any of the others. Use a tfmplate and the empty ballpoint pen or bone folder to make an indent along the fold lines. Refold and glue together for a double thickness. Fold the flexagon to bring together three alternate corners of the flexagon.

There should be six 2s on top and a 1 to the side. Make a place to work. Think about the project. Fold back on the line between the third and fourth triangles 2 and 1 —four 2s are together now. Leave a little space between each triangle for easier folding.

The hexa-hexaflexagon with animals is decorated with six of the twelve Chinese zodiac symbols.

Glue the two sides together for a double thickness. Temlpate the 1 back. Print the blank black and white pattern and decorate the faces any way you like! Now try to find all four faces! Tetra-hexaflexagon Bonus Patterns Enlarge Tip: