Hexagon Hives

Beehives are made of walls, each of the same size, enclosing small hexagonal cells where honey and pollen is stored and bees are raised.

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To help your little ones understand the hexagon shape, we created a variety of “hexagon” structures and “hexagon” art.

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We first used yellow tape that we filled in with hexagons, triangles and squares.

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We then used paper hexagons to create our own beehives. An awareness of shapes and spatial sense will help your child get ready to learn about geometry.

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