# Folds and Holes

You'll need to be armed with paper, scissors and a hole punch to explore this collection of activities, all of which involve folding in some way, followed by making a cut or punching a hole.

Can you predict what your creations will look like before you unfold?

### Can You Make Your Name?

Can you create each of the letters in your name from a piece of paper by folding and making just one cut? Intrigued?

### Diamond Challenge

A rectangle of paper, as many folds as you like and just one cut - can you create each diamond playing card in this way? Come on, have a go!

### The Case of the Large Hole

Surely you can't cut up a playing card so that it's big enough to walk through ... Or can you?

### Folding and Cutting

Explore folding a sheet of paper and making just one cut. How many pieces of paper do you get? Can you make any number of pieces of paper?

### Hole Punch

A piece of paper and a hole-punch will lead you into visualising, predicting, noticing and explaining.

### History of the Fold and Cut Problem

Find out how the fold and cut problem has fascinated mathematicians for centuries.