Quick and Easy Valentine’s Patterns

Quick and Easy Valentine’s Patterns

Here’s a quick and easy way to review patterning – with a Valentine’s twist.  Simply cut strips of 12″x18″ construction paper 3″ wide.  Provide your students with some heart (or other shaped) foamies and some glue sticks (or white glue) and a strip of paper and you’re ready to make patterns.  The more different shapes (or sizes of one shape) and colors...

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Fall Leaf Patterns

Fall Leaf Patterns

The days are getting shorter and Thanksgiving is just around the corner.  As the busy holiday season nears, give yourself a break with this quick and easy way to practice making patterns.  Despite the easy preparation, this hands-on activity is not only fun and engaging, but it looks great as part of a seasonal bulletin board.  Plus, handling the small little leaves is great fine motor...

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5 Easy Hands-on Ways to Make Patterns

5 Easy Hands-on Ways to Make Patterns

Kindergarten math lends itself to so many hand-on math activities!  We’re pretty sure you’ll agree with us that these ways to practice making patterns are much more fun than worksheets!  We hope you’ll find them quick and easy to prepare, too. 1) Beans.  From lima to kidney, black to pinto, beans are cheap, and readily available.  Plenty of different colors and sizes means...

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