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Snowflake Geometric Model

Snowflake Ball

Assemble this geometric model using pre-printed pentagons and hexagons.
Difficulty: Moderate

20 (4 copies) Snowflake Hexagons
12 (4 copies) Star Pentagons
Tape or glue

1. Print 4 copies each of Hexagons and Pentagons.
2. Cut out pieces along solid, outer circle. You should have a total of 20 hexagons and 12 pentagons.
3. Prepare your pentagons by folding the white "tabs" forward as shown. Repeat on all five sides of the pentagon.

4. Prepare your hexagons in the same manner, creating tabs by folding the white edges forward along all six sides.

5. Assemble your model by glueing the white tabs together, or taping the shapes together on the underside. Each pentagon should be surrounded by five hexagons. Refer to illustration of completed model at the top of page as needed.

Now you have a snowflake holiday ornament to grace your Christmas tree!

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