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The following resources can be used to make tessellating patterns.
1. What is Tessellation?
An introduction to tessellation, explaining the basic principles.
2. Make a Tessellation | Bird:
A step by step guide to make a tessellating bird pattern from a square template – complete with worksheet pack.
Download the worksheet pack here.
The worksheet pack accompanies the video above. It guides you through the steps to make your own tessellating bird pattern, or teach it others. It includes:
Instructions – Step by step instructions to make bird from square template.
Template & pattern grid – Cut out one square to use as a template. Use the whole sheet for a grid to produce your final pattern.
Finished example – This shows how to repeat the bird to make a tessellating pattern.