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Tessellations


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Tessellations are regular patterns of shapes fitting snugly together.

How regular shapes tessellate
Various grids and patterns

Make tessellations online
Square grid
Triangle grid
Escher-style

Examples of tessellations
Optical illusions - mostly square grid
Triangle grid
Escher-style

General information
For teachers
Links to other websites
Large grids to save or print for use
triangles
squares
hexagons
squares and triangles
hexagons and triangles
hexagons, squares and triangles
octagons and squares
dodecagons and triangles
dodecagons, hexagons and squares
irregular pentagons
waffle pattern
fish patterns

Explanation of shape names

Other pattern and designs
Symmetry
Mosaics
Greek keys
Celtic knots
Mazes
Tapestry patterns
Simple turtle