by 5th grade math student Ava Taylor at Lone Tree Elementary School in Colorado
Birds are a popular, easy theme for tessellation art. Click here to find out why that's so in a fun, funny essay with lots of illustrations.
Ava's Math Enrichment teacher Annette Bergeon writes,
"Ava created this picture using the Papercut Method of tessellation creation, modified by Jan Miller, as explained on your website. I used this method with all 48 students in my Math Enrichment classes. It is almost foolproof and resulted in several really creative and interesting pieces of art.