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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Cut along the outside of the figure. To make a sharp, straight fold, first score on the fold line.
Within each folded variation, you can see the faces of the other teemplate. Now you should be able to see five 2s. Cut around the pattern on the outline.
Join the two pieces of the hexa-hexaflexagon together to form a strip of 19 triangles. Six sides of flexing mania! Learn how to make a flexagon, a most fascinating geometric toy! Can you find them all? Make a hexagonal box to hexaflexaon your hexaflexagons or give a Flexagon Boxed Set as a gift.
The names of flexagons tell the type of polygon and the number of faces. Make A 3-D Hexaflexagon. Hexaflfxagon this craft project with your friends and family. Geometric Toys to Make.
Patterns are Adobe PDF files. Here is a Trihexaflexagon with a color pattern.
It’s best to make another pattern first for experience in scoring and folding. Challenge – Can you V-flex from one variation to the other? Wait for the glue to dry before flexing your flexagon. On the Equilateral triangle patterns, the fold lines are thicker than the lines for the individual, smaller triangles.
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How to Make a Hexa-hexaflexagon – Geometric Toys to Make – Aunt Annie’s Crafts
Cut around the two pattern pieces on the outline. Leave a little space between each triangle for easier folding. Fold back on the line between the yellow 3rd and blue 4th triangles 1 and 3 —four yellow triangles 1s are together now.
Patterns are Adobe PDF files. Download and print the pattern. This is the hexaflexagon with the smallest number of faces that will fold up into two flexagons with different Tuckerman state diagrams. After thinking about it overnight, he constructed a hexagon that when flexed produced six different faces— hexa-hexaflexagon. Imagine how it will look and what you will do with it. Choose a Pattern and Print It Choose a temllate to make.
This template is created to be easy to cut out, glue and fold up. You hsxaflexagon want to start with the pattern with hexaflexaon on each face—1, 2 and 3. Place the strip with the side without glue tabs facing up and the 3 end to the left.
Click here for the larger 5 inch template or click above for the 3 bexaflexagon template. This flexagon is a bit more challenging than the others on this page to make due to the more complex template.
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 really fun geometric toy—a six-sided, six-faced templzte called a hexa-hexaflexagon! Glue the strips together by gluing the single triangles together, back-to-back.
Fold the hexaflexagpn back on itself matching two 6s, then two 5s, then two 4s, on like this for the entire strip nine folds. There should be six yellow triangles 1s on top and a blue triangle 3 to the side. All of Aunt Annie’s project patterns are designed to be printed on standard letter-size paper 8. Fold as for other Trihexaflexagons.
Make a place to work. Download and print the pattern. This is the classic 3 faced hexaflexagon. Refold and glue together for a double thickness.