Popsicle Sticks Platonic Solids: Cube

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Introduction: Popsicle Sticks Platonic Solids: Cube

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Alohagems is working on a project about Platonic Solids using Popsicle sticks for school project classroom math display center or for home decorations.

There are five platonic Solids:

A cube has six faces (square), eight vertices and twelve edges.

Materials:

24 Popsicle sticks

tacky glue or hot glue gun

Step 1: The 12 Edges

  • Choose 24 good Popsicle sticks.
  • Glue two sticks together forming a right angle (90 degrees). (See pictures). Let is dry.

Step 2: The Faces

  • Prepare four edges.
  • Make a square and glue it one by one.
  • Let it dry.
  • Make 2 square faces as seen on the pictures.

Step 3: The Cube

  • Prepare two squares and 4 edges.
  • Glue 4 edges one at a time to the square face. Let it dry. Hot glue gun dries faster. Add the last square face.

Step 4: Have Fun!

I had fun doing this project with my 2 years old daughter!

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    Those are cute :) I like it being used with the planter.

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