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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Create a a straight strip by folding all the red 4 triangle pairs over to face each other. Try to make the cuts very straight and accurate. Think about the project. In this project we make a hexa-hexaflexagon—a six-sided polygon hexagon with six faces hexa. Glue the two sides together for a double thickness. You might want to start with the pattern with numbers on each face—1, 2 and 3.


Fold back on the line between the third and fourth triangles 2 and 1 —four 2s are together now. Join the two pieces of the hexa-hexaflexagon together to form a strip of 19 triangles.

Can you name them? In this project we make a tri-hexaflexagon—a six-sided polygon hexagon with three faces tri. Score and fold the pattern on the two dashed lines—unfold.


After that many of his friends joined him in the fascinating study of flexagons, and many more types of flexagons templafe discovered. The numbered patterns are geared towards classroom use. Place the folded pattern with the side without glue tabs facing up, and the end with a green 2 triangle to the left.

Leave a little space between each triangle for easier folding. Find more crafts Find more crafts by browsing the Project Index or with a search Pull the 2 forward that is behind the 3. Now you have a strip of 10 triangles.

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

The names of flexagons tell the type of polygon and the number of faces. Enlarge Share this craft. As you flex the flexagon in this project, see if you can find all the possible combinations of faces.

Now try to find all five faces! Refold and glue together for a double thickness. Only 15 of the faces versions templaye be seen with the straight strip pattern for a hexa-hexaflexagon.


Enlarge Share this craft. Now you should be able to see five 2s. When he flexed the hexagon in a certain way, a third face was revealed. Share this craft project with your friends and family. Make a place to work.

How to Make a Hexa-hexaflexagon – Geometric Toys to Make – Aunt Annie’s Crafts

bllank Can you find them all? To make a hexaflexagon with six faces, see the Hexa-hexaflexagons craft project. How to Make a Tri-hexaflexagon Read all of the steps before starting. The top of the flexagon will pop open if there is a new face to reveal. Patterns are Adobe PDF files. Choose a tri-hexaflexagon to make. How to Make a Hexa-hexaflexagon Read all of the steps before starting. All the triangles that make up a hexagon face have the same number, so color and decorate them with that in mind.

Penta-hexaflexagon Bonus Patterns Enlarge Tip: Make a hexagonal box to store your hexaflexagons or give a Flexagon Boxed Set as a gift.