how to make platonic solids

flower theme decoration on the surface of a do-it-yourself dodecahedron flat pentagons make a dodecahedron (a platonic solid)

by Brandi W.

Do you see how Brandi makes her dodecahedron? She starts with pairs of pentagons...six pairs.

She could also have made her dodecahedron from 4 groups of three pentagons, or 3 pairs of four pentagons, or even 2 hemispheres made from 6 pentagons each.