Having the kids play with the tiles from Cherry Arbor Design

This week I’m going to share math projects based on items you can purchase from small businesses (in the US) who make amazing math-related products. The first project is based on the tiles from Cherry Arbor Design:

Cherry Arbor Design’s website

Please take a look at their site and their beautiful products.

My younger son chose to make a design using their Penrose tiles, which led to a great discussion:

My older son used their dragon tiles which let us talk about the symmetry he expected and then what he actually found:

Everything that Cherry Arbor Design makes is stunning. Check them out and consider supporting them if you can.

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