All you'll need for making your own dice is:

- paper;

- scissors;

- origami skills;

- hot glue gun (optional);

- marker.

- paper;

- scissors;

- origami skills;

- hot glue gun (optional);

- marker.

singular form of dice is die <br>dice being the plural form <br>since you would make more then one die the "a" in the title is obsolete <br>therefore :"Make Dice From Paper" <br> <br>have an awesome day and keep posting instructables :)

My brother and his friends made a much less attractive version of this in Junior high in 1978. This is a lovely, modern update. I'm telling him about this. And the comment from JesusFreke about how they're weighted to roll fairly. Of course, to be perfectly fair, with the tools they had at hand at the time, they did a real good job. Remember paper footballs, anyone else?

Yeah, I remember paper footballs (triangular in shape) but they weren't around until after I was already in highschool :-)

I think you'll find an added bonus of these dice is that they can transform into roses. look up "magic rose box" on instructables.

HI^^ I really like the video! it makes me more understand how to make it! thanks for uploading!

It would be interesting if you did a set of.. say 100-200 rolls with each dice and kept track of the results, to see how even the roll distribution is (in other words, how "fair" or "ideal" the dice are). They almost certainly won't be as good as real dice, but I would be curious to see how far they are off.

that would be a lot of work.... but i'll try to do it on some holiday or in free time because i dont have much time during the day, thanks for a project idea :)))

A simpler solution is to make 6 with a different number arrangement for each, if you randomly select which die you role then it negates any issues with bias.

Not necessarily. It would lessen the bias, but it wouldn't completely negate it. An ideal dice should have .16666 chance for each face. Let's say for example that we have 5 perfect dice and 1 flawed one, which has a .2 chance of getting a 6, and a .133333 chance of rolling a 1. Now, let's just look at a single face, let's say face 6. If you randomly choose one of the dice, you have 1/6 chance of choosing any particular dice. So you would take 1/6 times the chance of rolling a 6 for each die, and add them up - 5 * .166666/6 + .2/6 = .1722. Which is not the ideal .16666 that we want.

agreed, I should have clarified, to reasonable accuracy and due to design (as opposed to individual variations unique to each)

<p>Beautiful dice.</p><p>If you fold the paper to the other side in step 4, you'll get a smooth surface without the gap. Then you can draw much more things on the dice.</p>

Ah yes, the original name is the RAY cube, which can be modified, into a more interesting cube! <br>

lol，nice idea ~~ so next time i can make one if i cannot find a real dice,thx a lot~

So, is this based off Valerie Vann's magic rose cube?

These were made in jr high in the 1980s when I was in school. They were like shown this trick by grandparents who were likely shown as kids. Nice indestructible though. Simple things that maybe somebody else does not know.

This is really cool!