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Cone star Activity

by David, 26 November 2020 | 0 comments

Star made from multiple coloured paper cones.

The holidays are coming, and it’s time to start decorating. What better way than a bright, colourful, mathematical star decoration!

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Rhombic dodecahedron Activity

by David, 6 November 2014 | 0 comments

Completed rhombic dodecahedron

This decoration and the size of A4 paper share an interesting property. Get hands on to find out more! You will need A4 sheet of light card Pen Scissors Ruler Sticky tape What to do Making the pieces Measure down the long sides of the sheet of card, and make marks at 50, 149 and…

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Lolly-toothpick platonic solids Activity

by David, 25 February 2014 | 3 comments

an icosahedron.

There are five regular solids – we call these the Platonic solids. The faces of a platonic solid are all the same, regular shape, and the same number of faces meet at each vertex (corner). In this activity you can make all five of them!

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