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. Blank template with instructions (also a PDF version). hexaflexagon-template- blank. Fidget Spinner design: hexaflexagon-fidget-spinner-color-template. (Go to Flexagon Party Organizer’s Kit). Hexaflexagon Templates. Create your own hexaflexagons. Choose a template and follow the easy instructions to make .

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Choose a tri-hexaflexagon to make. It looks like an ordinary paper hexagon with a front and a back, but hidden inside is a third side or face that can be brought to the outside by flexing the paper.

The first flexagon he made was the tri-hexaflexagon.

Tempkate the blank black and white pattern and decorate the faces any way you like! There should be six yellow triangles 1s on top and a blue triangle 3 to the side.

Leave a little space between each triangle for easier folding. Be sure to check out flexaggon “G” and Sunday face on both variations. For other and easier to make versions of the flexagon, try a tri-hexaflexagontetra-hexaflexagonpenta-hexaflexagon or a tri-tetraflexagon. Wait for the glue to dry before flexing your flexagon. The top of the flexagon will pop open if there is a new face to reveal. Score and fold back and forth on all the solid lines.


There are many types of tejplate. Now try to find all four faces! It’s best to make another pattern first for experience in scoring and folding. Fold the strip back on itself matching two 6s, then two 5s, then two 4s, on like this for the entire strip nine fleexagon.

At this point, you should have the smaller side facing upright.

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Glue the flap in place. Choose a hexa-hexaflexagon to make. If it doesn’t pop open, flatten the flexagon and try again with the other three corners.

The wikiHow Video Team also followed the article’s instructions and validated that they work. There should be six 2s on top and a fleagon to the side. Back Dodecaflexagon Models Dodeca Friezes. A hexa-hexaflexgon will have triangles numbered because there are six different patterns that will form. Decorate the strip following the scheme on the numbered pattern.


The Adobe Reader is available for free. This is the hexaflexagon with the smallest number of faces that will fold up into flexaggon flexagons with different Tuckerman state diagrams.


Score and fold the pattern on the two dashed lines—unfold. The numbered patterns are geared towards classroom use. Did you try these steps?

Fold back on the line between the next 2 and 1. Fold the flexagon to bring together three alternate corners of the flexagon. Powered by Flexagon Maps.

How to Make a Hexa-hexaflexagon – Geometric Toys to Make – Aunt Annie’s Crafts

Make a place to work. It is easiest to fold patterns that have numbers or counting dots. Everyone should make one of these!

Patterns are Adobe PDF files. In fact the template has three spirals in it. Think about the project. You can also print a patterned picture and cut it into flexagoj then glue them on the template.

Do this for each of the 19 triangles of the hexa-hexaflexagon. All of Aunt Annie’s project patterns are designed to be printed on standard letter-size paper 8.