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Happy Hexaflexagon Day!
What?! You didn't know it was Hexaflexagon Day?! You didn't see the commercials, hear the hexaflex music, and buy a card?!
I know. Not many people know about hexaflexagons, let alone Hexaflexagon Day. But, they will.
You are probably thinking, "hex-a-what-now?". Watch this video:
Ok, cool, but where is this talk of a day dedicated solely to hexaflexagons?
Watch this video:
Inspired? Intrigued? I am too!
I have to admit that I jumped on the hexaflexagon train a little late. I don't have any great lessons or pics. I do know this:
- You can search for hexaflexagon templates. There are a bazillion. Some even in color. Find one you like, print it, and fold away!
- You can search lesson plans for hexaflexagons. Although almost every lesson plan has these two videos in them.
- You can let the students free-explore! Show these videos to your students. (have an unplanned indoor recess today? Show the videos!) Put out some scratch paper, scissors, and crayons.
- Post your students' pics/videos to social media. I would also LOVE to see what your kids discover! If you wish to have your pics displayed here, email them to me at STEAMingAheadWithSusan@gmail.com .