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Children love making these beautiful shapes which are such fun to decorate. Each model is printed on crisp white paper ready to cut out and glue together. There are at least 12 hours of enjoyment in each book and the finished models make a fine collection. There are plenty of suggestions and ideas for colouring and decoration.
Make Shapes - Book 1
A stimulating collection of pure mathematical shapes in vibrant colour. It includes the five platonic solids and a variety of interesting shapes derived from them. All the models show a high degree of symmetry and harmony and the colours and shades often indicate which surfaces are parallel and help to draw attention to other geometrical relationships within the model. £4.95 (inc VAT)
This beautiful model to cut out and glue together has sixty spikes, each with three faces, making 180 faces in all. It is coloured in twenty different colours each of which defines a plane surface and which is represented by nine faces. Looked at another way it has twelve clusters of five spikes showing the relationship with the dodecahedron. £3.20 (inc. VAT)
This beautiful model to cut out and glue together has twelve sharp spikes emerging from pentagonal cups and forming ten pairs of parallel planes, each in a different colour. None of these ten colours occurs more than once on any spike or cup. When completed, the polyhedron rests on a horizontal surface on just three spikes. £3.20 (inc. VAT)
This beautiful model to cut out and glue together is the result of arranging five interpenetrating cubes in a highly symmetrical way. Each cube is printed in its own colour and so it is easy to see that exactly two cubes meet at every vertex and that there are twelve surfaces defining each face of each cube. There is a strong internal frame and multiple divisions in the golden ratio to discover. £3.20 (inc. VAT)