Escher Lizard

M.C. Escher’s art continues to amaze people all over the world. His many nature-themed tessellations are both lovely and brilliant.I found the repeating pattern in Escher’s Lizard Tessellation, and thought it would be fun as a classroom project. Just print copies of the single downloadable page trim, color, and assemble in groups of four as shown. … Read More

Easy Tessellation

This easy tessellation makes fish-looking shapes to fill a paper with no overlaps and no gaps, which is the definition of a tessellation. My lettering procedure comes from many hours of figuring out how to work with a large group (35 or more) students and have as many as possible understand that they need to SLIDE … Read More