How to Create a Pyramid Foldable

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Fold a sheet of paper into a "taco".

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Crease well.

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Cut off the excess at the bottom.

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Open the folded taco, and refold it like a taco the opposite way to create an X-fold pattern.

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Crease well.

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Open the project.

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Cut one of the folds to the center of the X, or the midpoint and stop.

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This creates two triangular flaps.

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Mark the flap to the right of the cut with a marker to remind you and your students not to write on that flap, as it will be covered.

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Flip the project over, and mark the top side of the flap on the other side of the fold from the one marked in the previous step.

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Label each side with a topic or heading.

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Trace the X with glue (less is more).

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Bring the flap on the other side of the cut on top of the flap with glue. Hold for a few seconds while it dries.

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Students can write information, thoughts, and questions on the appropriate side of the pyramid.

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