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This is another magic pocket study tool I teach my students how to make. It is what is called a trihexaflexagon, which means basically a hexagon you ...
For this project, you need a sheet of paper, a ruler, a protractor, scissors, and glue.
Your paper needs to be trimmed down to 24 cm across. Then mark every 4 cm along the top edge of the paper. Really, you could make this any size you ...
Set your compass to measure between the markings (4 cm). Place the point of the compass on the first marking. Draw a short arc. Move the compass po...
The point where the two arcs intersect marks where you will draw a horizontal line parallel to the top edge. If your paper is 24 cm wide, and your ma...
Draw diagonal lines to connect the dots. You will have 2 rows of alternating equilateral triangles.
Mark out what will not be used. Then cut out the scrap. Now make some special marks on the two center triangles in the bottom row, and triangles #2,...
Fold diagonally on all of the lines. Do both a mountain fold and a valley fold on each one. Then fold the whole thing in half along the horizontal l...
You will fold the flexagon by making the starred sections touch each other.
You will glue the flaps together, but first reverse their positions so that the one that was on the bottom is now on the top.
Now flex it! Push in the sides so you get a Y shape, then pull out from the center to reveal the hidden sides. Think of how to categorize what you n...
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