Christmas maths - tessellations. Christmas themed tessellation activity for students to complete in class or for homework. A great consolidation activity that can engage students at Christmas. This could more than a whole lesson if you get the students to tessellate a design and then also colour it (great for displays!).
- Christmas tree (moderately easy)
- Bauble (medium)
- Candy cane (easy)
- Christmas stocking with curved edges (hard)
- Geometric christmas stocking (easy)
- Elf (Hard)
- Santas head (medium)
- present (easy)
For each shape there is the following types of sheets:
An A4 portrait sheet with small squares and a small shape to start students off
An A4 portrait sheet with big squares and a big shape to start students off
A small template which is approx 1/8 of A4
A big template which are on their own A4 page
Examples of how to tessellate the shape/pre-made colouring pages for students that are really struggling to tessellate the shape correctly.
The geometric Christmas stocking is available as a free product here.
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