These websites are about the importance of math to the visual arts. There are many lesson plans and activities where students can create artwork based on mathematical concepts such as pattern, symmetry, geometry, and perspective. Included are eThemes resources on pattern and tessellations.
These sites show different patterns with numbers and objects. Learn how to decipher patterns, then try to determine what comes next in several online pattern games. Also includes classroom activity ideas. There are links to eThemes Resources on Math: Virtual Manipulatives and Math: Tessellations.
These sites explain how to create tessellations with polygons using rotation and reflection. Also includes information about artist M.C. Escher and examples of his tessellation artwork. There are several interactive games for manipulating patterns online. Includes a link to eThemes resources on pattern blocks and tangrams, shapes, and symmetry.