A. This is a piece of A4 paper. There are two folds. How is it
folded? If I cut down the red line how many pieces will I
B. Here is my folded piece of A4 paper again. If I made two
holes with a hole-punch where they are marked, how many holes do
you think there will be when the paper is unfolded?
Now fold your piece of paper and make a hole with a
Try predicting what the paper will look like when it is opened
You could sketch how you think the folds and the holes will
Try making different folds and a different number of holes.
Can you explain any results?
C. You can explore spirals by systematically cutting
paper in half and placing down the remainder of the paper to make a
Here is one idea:
Try other ways to cut your paper or place it on the other bits
in a different pattern.