Print & Play Hexaflexagon Puzzle!

If you missed the National Math Festival booth at the USA Science and Engineering Festival on April 14-16, you can still join the fun at home with our tricky hexaflexagon puzzle!

This puzzle requires a color printer, scissors, and a glue stick. Younger kids may need an adult’s help to cut and follow assembly instructions.

Download puzzle with instructions (PDF)
View step-by-step photo instructions

Can you figure out how to flip this puzzle so that you can see the other sides? Share your results with us on Twitter or Instagram with #wemath!

To learn how you can make your own hexaflexagon designs, check out Vi Hart’s video on the subject!