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# Pattern block hexagons

Students will need lots of pattern blocks to complete this activity.

If you do not have a large number of pattern blocks, you can download a series of pattern blocks sheets (46 KB PDF) and print them onto coloured paper.

Students use their pattern blocks to make

- regular hexagons
- irregular hexagons
- convex irregular hexagons
- non-convex irregular hexagons.

It is possible to build a hexagon that has equal sides but unequal angles.

You can download the Pattern blocks hexagons: Student worksheet which also has some suggestions for pattern block combinations if students run out of ideas.