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Broad Topics > 3D Geometry, Shape and Space > Polyhedra

### Skeleton Shapes

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

How many balls of modelling clay and how many straws does it take to make these skeleton shapes?

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Here are shadows of some 3D shapes. What shapes could have made them?

### Face Painting

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

You want to make each of the 5 Platonic solids and colour the faces so that, in every case, no two faces which meet along an edge have the same colour.

### A Chain of Eight Polyhedra

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you arrange the shapes in a chain so that each one shares a face (or faces) that are the same shape as the one that follows it?

### Child's Play

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

A toy has a regular tetrahedron, a cube and a base with triangular and square hollows. If you fit a shape into the correct hollow a bell rings. How many times does the bell ring in a complete game?

### Making Maths: Triangular Ball

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Make a ball from triangles!

### Redblue

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Investigate the number of paths you can take from one vertex to another in these 3D shapes. Is it possible to take an odd number and an even number of paths to the same vertex?

### Tetrahedron Faces

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

One face of a regular tetrahedron is painted blue and each of the remaining faces are painted using one of the colours red, green or yellow. How many different possibilities are there?

### Next Size Up

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

The challenge for you is to make a string of six (or more!) graded cubes.

### Cut Nets

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Each of the nets of nine solid shapes has been cut into two pieces. Can you see which pieces go together?

### Dodecamagic

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Here you see the front and back views of a dodecahedron. Each vertex has been numbered so that the numbers around each pentagonal face add up to 65. Can you find all the missing numbers?

### Magnetic Personality

##### Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

60 pieces and a challenge. What can you make and how many of the pieces can you use creating skeleton polyhedra?

### Thinking 3D

##### Age 7 to 14

How can we as teachers begin to introduce 3D ideas to young children? Where do they start? How can we lay the foundations for a later enthusiasm for working in three dimensions?

### Paper Folding - Models of the Platonic Solids

##### Age 7 to 16

A description of how to make the five Platonic solids out of paper.

### Plaited Origami Polyhedra

##### Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

These models have appeared around the Centre for Mathematical Sciences. Perhaps you would like to try to make some similar models of your own.

### Lighting up Time

##### Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

A very mathematical light - what can you see?

### Which Solid?

##### Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

This task develops spatial reasoning skills. By framing and asking questions a member of the team has to find out what mathematical object they have chosen.

### Platonic and Archimedean Solids

##### Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

In a recent workshop, students made these solids. Can you think of reasons why I might have grouped the solids in the way I have before taking the pictures?