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The magic square flexagon

Watch this video to learn how to make a magic square flexagon

Watch the video and follow the instructions to build Robin Moseley’s magic square flexagon. This flexagon features four famous magic squares created by Josep Maria Subirachs (the Sagrada family church magic square that appears as the activity image), Benjamin Franklin, Albrech Dürer and Cornelius Agrippa.

The flexagon template and more information about this cool flexagon can be found here.

Discussion

Try and make other versions of magic square flexagons – and let us know if you succeed! Just take a picture of them and upload the pictures to your social media with the hashtag #FLflexagon. Then, post a link to it in the comments below.

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