The Platonic solids are the five convex regular polyhedra.
Each one has identical regular faces, and identical regular vertex figures.
With Great or
Small Stella, or
Stella4D, when a net doesn't take up the
whole page, you can put the paper back in the printer and tell it to start
printing the next nets part way down the page (from where it left off). This
helps you save paper, which is especially handy for these simpler polyhedra.
These models were made using nets generated by
but could also be made using
Click on the images below to see a bigger picture and get more information
Images on faces!
Great Stella and
Small Stella all let you map images
onto faces of polyhedra, and here are some examples. See the
icosahedron pages for individual photos
of these models.