Escher Lizard Template

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. Make a small mural or a super large one, it’s all up to you. MATERIALS Download Escher … Read More

A Dreaming Story

Give your tessellation project a language arts twist by adding a story to your work. If you keep the tessellation to a simple shape that creates a quilt, then you have a great set up for writing about sleep and dreams.   MATERIALS • Draw a Dreaming Story Tutorial • Drawing paper, 12″ x 18″ • Chip board • Scissors • Black marker • Crayons or colored pencils   DIRECTIONS 1. Students follow the … Read More

Bird Tessellation

One of my favorite tessellation ideas is the bird with interlocking head and tail.  Working with tessellation patterns over the years, I learned the hard way how easily triangles can get flopped and rotated, so I came up with a numbering process that eliminates the problem. MATERIALS • Drawing paper • Card stock or chipboard square, 3″ • Masking tape • Black marker • Crayons   DIRECTIONS 1. Give each student a 3″ (or … Read More

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