How to Make a Hexagonal Tessellation

What you need:

1 glue stick
1 old magazine
1 piece of cardboard with a      
 hexagon cut out of the centre
 about 5cm by 5cm
1 piece of black cardboard
1 pencil 
1 pair of scissors

What you need to do:

1.  Look through your magazine for a variety of the same colour eg blues.

2. Place the cardboard hexagon over the section of colour you like and trace the shape.

3. Cut out the hexagonal shape you just drew. Make 7 hexagons and cut them out

4. Paste the hexagonal shapes onto a piece of white paper with your gluestick. Make sure there are no overlaps and no gaps.

5. Mount the white paper on black cardboard.

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