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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There will be one piece with twenty triangles. It looks like an ordinary, two-dimensional, paper hexagon with a front and a back, but hidden inside are four more sides or faces that become visible by flexing the paper. This flexagon is a bit more challenging than the others on this page to make due hexaflexxagon the more complex template.

This is the classic 3 faced hexaflexagon. Learn how to make a really fun geometric toy—a six-sided, six-faced flexagon called a hexa-hexaflexagon! Be sure to check out the “G” and Sunday face temolate both variations. There should be six yellow triangles 1s on top and a blue triangle 3 to the side. Printouts Math Music Word Wheels.


Fold back on the line between the next 2 and 1. Can you name them? After thinking about it overnight, he constructed a hexagon that when flexed produced six different faces— hexa-hexaflexagon. Challenge – Can you V-flex from one variation to the other? Choose a tri-hexaflexagon to make. Read all of the directions. For more about the history of flexagons, see the Flexagons project. Find more crafts Find more crafts by browsing the Project Index or with a search First, make sure all the folds are straight and all the corners are pointy.

Make a Hexa-hexaflexagon —it has six faces! Now try to find all four faces! To make a sharp, straight fold, first score on the fold line. Six sides of flexing mania! Color the pattern template as you like with markers, colored pencils or crayons. Here is a Trihexaflexagon with a color pattern. Follow the folding instructions in the Flexagon project to assemble the flexagon. Print out the hexaflexagon template.

Everyone should make one of these! Powered by Flexagon Maps.

For other and easier to make versions of the flexagon, try a tri-hexaflexagontetra-hexaflexagonpenta-hexaflexagon or a tri-tetraflexagon. Pull the 2 forward that is behind the 3. Make one of these flexagons first before trying any of the others.


Geometric Toys to Make. Cut equilateral triangles from poster board and tape them together in a strip. Fold back on the line between the yellow and blue triangles 1 and 3. There should be six 2s on top and a 1 to the side.


The tri-hexaflexagon has three faces in three combinations. Hhexaflexagon of Aunt Annie’s project patterns are designed to be printed on standard letter-size paper 8. To aid in folding and decorating the blank patterns, guides that number the faces are included on the patterns.

How to Make a Flexagon – Geometric Toys to Make – Aunt Annie’s Crafts

Do this for each of the 19 triangles of the hexa-hexaflexagon. Make a hexagonal box to store your hexaflexagons or give a Flexagon Boxed Set as a gift.

Print the blank black and white pattern and decorate the faces any way you like! Choose a design that prints in color, or select one of the black and white patterns and use your creativity to add color and designs. The four faces provide opportunity for design creativity. As you flex the flexagon in this project, see if you can find all the possible combinations of faces. Refold and glue together for a double thickness.