Craft project: Instructions and patterns for making hexa-hexaflexagons. Flexagons are folded paper polygons that have the neat feature of changing colors as. How to Make a Hexaflexagon: This is another magic pocket study tool I teach my students how to This is also an awesome lesson to use for math instruction. Easy Hexaflexagon: There are some instructions on making a hexaflexagon but I have found them (sorry to anyone with an instructables on here) not very.

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Hexahexaflexagons A hexahexaflexagon has six different faces. Pull the 2 forward that is behind the 3. Find more crafts Find ibstructions crafts by browsing the Project Index or with a search Number the triangles and crease along the lines joining the triangles.

Jnstructions will be the top point of your triangle. Your strip should now resemble that used to make the trihexaflexagon. There will be some excess paper on the top left of your triangle: Together, they cited 8 references that can be found at the bottom of the article. Choose a Pattern and Print It Choose a hexa-hexaflexagon to make. Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered. You can find it at most stores where school instructionss are sold.


Label your triangles Do the same on the opposite iinstructions and push the corners toward each other. All the triangles that make up a hexagon face have the same number, so color and decorate them with that in mind.

Fold the three sets of orange faces face-to-face, then the three sets of inshructions faces—this forms a straight strip.

Not Helpful 2 Helpful 0. Only 15 of the faces versions can be hexafldxagon with the straight strip pattern for a hexa-hexaflexagon. Flip your hexagon over. All of Aunt Annie’s project patterns are designed to be printed on standard letter-size paper 8. Penta-hexaflexagon Bonus Patterns Enlarge Tip: Start flexing and see if you can find all the other sides.

The next triangle is pointing upward: Colour the three different faces of your trihexaflexagon with different designs and start flexing.

Push the outer corners in. Enlarge Share this craft. The hexa-hexaflexagon with animals is decorated with six of the twelve Chinese zodiac symbols.

Not Helpful 13 Helpful 6. Fold the 1 back. If you color-code them different colors, you might get it mixed up with other colors. Not Helpful 20 Helpful 7. This article has also been viewedtimes. To create this article, 17 people, some anonymous, worked to edit and improve it over instructiins.


Do this for each of the 19 triangles of the hexa-hexaflexagon. Open your fold to reveal an equilateral triangle.


Follow the folding instructions in the Flexagon project to assemble the flexagon. Repeat this 19 times.

The one toward the bottom. Skip the first triangle.

Glue the strips together by gluing the single triangles together, back-to-back. Within the hexagon, there are 6 additional faces—as opposed to 2 faces on a standard hexagon shape. As the sides are flexed, or moved, they reveal more surfaces than a standard hexagon would.

How to Make a Instructins Read all of the steps before starting. You should find that all the triangles on each side have the same number.

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

Gather everything you need to do the project. If it doesn’t pop open, flatten the flexagon and try again with the other three corners. Equilateral means that all 3 sides are the exact same length.