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How to make Platonic solids

Discover the 5 special shapes known as the Platonic Solids. Make a Tetrahedron, which has 4 faces, and an Icosahedron, which has 20!

This video is part of Maths on Toast Bites

What materials do I need?

  • Drinking straws
  • Tape
  • Pens/pencils
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Print outs of the activity sheets

What next?

After you’ve watched the film and completed the activity, why don’t you write a review of Maths Bites? How many stars will you give the ‘Super Shapes‘ film?