World Tessellation Day is celebrated on June 17 in honour of M.C. Escher’s birthday. The day was created by Emily Grosvenor, author of Tessalation! Her blog post on 23 ways to celebrate World Tessellation Day can be found HERE.
The following are some resources to support learning about tessellations for a range of students’ ages and contexts:
Richmond SD38 blog posts about tessellations:
the picture book Tessalation!:
The book website includes more information about the book, colouring pages, examples of tessellations in nature and created by humans and links to other sites in support of World Tessellation Day.
The website includes a page with simple instructions to make your own tessellation HERE.
Islamic Geometry resources:
online teacher resources:
online tessellation resources:
Where can you find tessellations in the world around you?
photos submitted by SD38 staff, students and families: