Flat Patterns

Flat Patterns can be folded into various shapes. 

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Notice how the blue shapes align during folding and unfolding. 

Folded flat pattern. 

Folded flat pattern. 

Unfolded flat pattern. 

Unfolded flat pattern. 

 

Nets

A Net is a Flat Pattern that can be folded into an enclosed 3D object. 

 
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Multiple net configurations can result in the same enclosed object. Match the colored reference dots to create the correct net.

Solid object

Solid object

Unfolded net

Unfolded net