math cats contents make a hexahedron!crafts
Hexa- means six; -hedron means base. Hexahedrons have six bases (or faces).

1. Draw three circles.
2. Place your compass point at the lowest intersection and draw another circle.
3. Draw line segments connecting all the intersections. You will have six triangles. Mark four tabs with a T, as shown. Carefully cut out around the white area--the six triangles and four tabs.

To make the largest possible hexahedron out of one sheet of paper, place it as shown so that your triangles and tabs still fit on the paper but unneeded portions of the circles get cut off.

Now fold, crease, decorate, and glue your hexahedron, following the same hints given on the tetrahedron page.

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