# Constructive Triangles - Large Hexagonal Box

Constructive Triangles - Large Hexagonal Box | |
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Sensorial - Visual Discrimination of Form | |

Level | Primary |

Age | 4 + |

Prerequisites | Geometric Cabinet Constructive Triangles - Triangular Box Constructive Triangles - Rectangular Box Constructive Triangles - Blue Rectangular Box |

Materials | Large Hexagonal Box |

Use of this material makes the child aware that all polygons can be made with triangles. This activity prepares the child for geometry.

## Contents

## Presentation

- Take the material to a large mat. Lay out the triangles on the mat as shown.
- Slide down the first triangle.
- Slide down the bottom portion of the next triangle. Trace your fingers over the black line on one of its sides.
- Trace your fingers along the black line on one of the same type of triangles. Slide it down until the sides come together.
- Trace your fingers in the angle left by the two triangles. Trace the angle of the remaining triangle.
- Slide that piece down to the empty space where it fits.
- Cover this triangle with the first.
- Step four
- Step five
- Step six

## Points of Interest

## Control of Error

## Variations and Extensions

## Material

### Make Your Own

Printable version available to buy here:

Constructive Triangles - $4.50

### Where to Buy

Prices and links last checked: 1 June 2020

**Set of 5 Constructive Triangle Boxes**

(Includes: Rectangular Box, Triangular Box, Blue Rectangular Box, Large Hexagonal Box, Small Hexagonal Box)

Adena $88.95

Alison's $157.60

Bruins $290.00

E & O $145.00

Hello Wood $328.00

Kid Advance $89.99

Leader Joy $99.95

Materials Company of Boston $230.00

Montessori N' Such $80.00

Montessori Outlet $98.95

Neinhuis $299.00

Thinkamajigs $101.96

**Blue Triangles Box**

Adena $18.69

Alison's $38.25

Bruin's $45.00

E & O $24.00

Hello Wood $53.00

Kid Advance $18.99

Leader Joy $20.95

Materials Company of Boston $31.00

Montessori N' Such $15.01

Montessori Outlet $18.95

Nienhuis $59.60

Thinkamajigs $15.26