Using Islamic Art as a basis to learning shapes and what you can do with those shapes. A cross-curricular lesson for teachers who wish to inspire children with geometry within a cultural contact that may be different from their own. Religion, art and .
Start with a 10-pointed star (1) (edges run between every 3rd point). Make a notch in each edge (2); use that to form typical elongated hexagon figures through the centre (3). The figure also contains two five-pointed stars (4); but when fully drawn it falls into 5 distinct double-arrowhead figures.