Turn ordinary disposables into a supercool icosahedron (pronounced eye-cose-a-HEE-dron), a shape with 20 faces.
The skills it builds: thinking in three dimensions
Fold the plates into triangles as shown.
Staple two plates together with three staples.
Attach three more plates to make a pentagon, then repeat to make a second pentagon. Set both aside.
Staple the 10 remaining plates together into a long chain.
Staple the ends of the chain together to form a ring, then staple the two pentagons to the top and bottom of the ring.