Sent from the Bright Horizons at Brickstone in Andover MA: "As we explored winter, we read Kenneth Libbrecht’s, The Secret Life of a Snowflake. We looked at magnified photographs of snowflakes on our Smart Board. We counted how many sides each snowflake had and noticed a pattern. Every snowflake has six sides! We learned about a six sided shape called a hexagon. We also learned how to make a snowflake by drawing three intersecting lines." What a great learning activities!
The Children's Place at Phillips Academy in Andover MA enjoyed Kenneth Libbrecht’s, The Secret Life of a Snowflake. They looked at magnified photographs of snowflakes on the Smart Board and learned that no two snowflakes are alike. They counted how many sides each snowflake has and noticed patterns. Every snowflake has six sides and a six-sided shape is called a hexagon.They traced hexagon tiles. They also learned how to make a snowflake by drawing three intersecting lines.
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Most paper snowflakes are not representative of the proper 6-sided shape of snowflakes. This tutorial will show you a method which will allow you to make a beautiful and symmetrical realistic six sided paper snowflake. You will need to start with a square piece of paper, which you will then fold over diagonally to make a triangle shape. Taking the inner edge towards yourself, you will then need to fold the paper over into thirds and cut off the excess on an angle. After this, proceed as you…