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How to Create a Tessellation

A Tessellation is a pattern of shapes that fit together.

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Step 1: Choose the shapes you would like to use.

Step 1: Choose the shapes you would like to use.

Step 2: Put main shape down in the centre. Tesselate shape by placing a specific colur and shape around the central shape.

Step 2: Put main shape down in the centre. Tesselate shape by placing a specific colur and shape around the central shape.

Step 3: Continue creating the pattern by placing coloured blocks of different shapes around the central shape.

Step 3: Continue creating the pattern by placing coloured blocks of different shapes around the central shape.

Step 4: Continue until you have created a full pattern.

Here are a few examples to give you ideas...

  • Blocks
  • Paper/cardboard/desk