Here is how they connect
A small shape made with three strings
Make a prism with 3 strings.
Connect another strings to make a cube, keep going...
The Three Pyramids
Connect three pyramids to each other. Bunch them together, do a trick.
6 Strings - Truncated Tetrahedron
The sides are hexagons and triangles
10 Strings – Dodecahedron
Make a dodecahedron out of 10 strings. All sides are pentagons.
12 Strings – Truncated Octahedron
The sides are hexagons and squares.
30 Strings – Truncated Icosahedron
The sides are hexagons and pentagons. This shape is widely known as soccer ball.
The classic - a pyramid from 2 strings