The trapezoid is a four-sided shape with one pair of parallel sides. It is also called a trapezium. Ancient Egyptian style of architecture used symmetrical trapezoid shapes to construct doors, windows, and buildings. Visit wikipedia.org trapezoid (geometry) for more detailed information about the trapezoid shape.
Trapezoid designs are preferred shapes for water troughs to provide water to horses and livestock animals. Trapezoid make effective shapes for trees and shrub planter holders. Computer desks are often trapezoid shape. Home and building roof shapes and facate may contain trapezoid shapes. Look around your house or room, you likely will find many trapezoid shapes you never realized before.
Combo Shapes - Circle - Oval - Spirals - 3 Cone - 3 Isoceles - 3 Triangles - 3 Tridecagon - 4 Square - 4 Quadrilateral - 4 Rectangle - 4 Rhomboid - 4 Rhombus - 4 Parallelogram - 4 Trapezoid - 5 Pentagon - 5 Pentagram - 6 Hexagon - 6 Hexagram - 7 Heptagon - 7 Heptadecagon - 7 Heptagram - 8 Octagon - 8 Octagram - 9 Nonagon - 9 Enneagram - 10 Decagon - 10 Decagram - 11 Hendecagon - 12 Dodecagon - 12 Dodecagram - 14 Tetradecagon - 15 Pentadecagon - 20 Icosagon
Paper Trivia: Did you know that you can only fold a sheet of printer paper in half seven times? Give it a try. It doesn't matter how thick or thin the paper is, once you get to the seventh fold, the paper will not bend or budge.
Sun catchers. To create a translucent, stained glass ornaments effect, apply a bit of lemon oil to the back sides of paper ornaments to create a.
Hang the ornaments on trees, in windows, anywhere bright colorful decorations are desired.
Construct a large paper-tree for the wall with shades of green construction paper. Draw a large tree on a sheet of easel pad paper to tack onto a wall or other flat surface, then decorate with paper ornaments.