66 Piece Decagon Pentagon Trapezium Deluxe Tessellation Pattern Blocks
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Explore art and geometry with our 66 Piece Decagon Pentagon Trapezium Deluxe Tessellation Pattern Blocks. First explore the shapes separately and then combine the different shapes to discover more complex tessellations. This set includes 2 maple decagons, 2 cherry decagons, 5 maple pentagons, 5 cherry pentagons, 10 maple acute angle isosceles triangles, 10 cherry acute angle isosceles triangles, 5 maple obtuse angle isosceles triangles, 5 cherry obtuse angle isosceles triangles, 5 maple trapeziums (chevrons), 5 cherry trapeziums (chevrons), 3 maple isosceles trapezoids, 3 cherry isosceles trapezoids, 3 maple rhombi, and 3 cherry rhombi. For even more fun (and learning!) combine with any of our other Tessellation Pattern Blocks - all have at least one of common length.
This advanced set is for those who already understand that to tessellate means to cover an area without leaving gaps nor overlapping. If children are leaving gaps they would benefit from one of our introductory sets which include a self-correcting base that prohibits leaving gaps. Use with Tessellation Pattern Cards (Coming Soon!) or free-form exploration. They may also be used for picture making or other pattern block activities. It is recommended they be used for tessellations first, and after tessellations have been fully explored and mastered, then they be used for picture making. All pieces are carved from either solid maple or solid cherry.
Each is hand-finished with a food-grade beeswax/oil which protects and enhances the natural beauty of the wood. Packaged by hand in 100% recycled material. No adhesives. Ages 3 and up.
Dimensions: Decagon: 4 5/8" (1 1/2" sides) Pentagon: 2 3/8" (1 1/2" sides) Acute Angle Isosceles Triangle: 1 1/2" x 1" Obtuse Angle Isosceles Triangle: 1 1/2" x 2 3/8" Trapezium: 1 1/2" x 1 3/4" Trapezoid: 1 1/2" x 1 1/2" Rhombus: 1 1/2" x 1 1/2" Pieces are 1/2" thick
Crafted in the USA