Are you ready to celebrate Fall in your classroom? These Fall Pattern Block Printables are perfect for morning work, working independently, your Mother’s Day Out classroom, math centers and in your homeschool. This pack is perfect for preschool, kindergarten or first grade.
Pattern blocks make great preschool learning manipulates. They are perfect for teaching early math concepts. Let me show you just how easy it is to work these into your classroom.
There are many skills that are utilized and built upon using these fall pattern block mats.
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Pattern Block Templates:
- oak leaf
Why Are Pattern Blocks Good for Preschoolers and Kindergarteners?
Pattern blocks are a great intro to math, but also they foster so many early childhood development skills such as counting and sorting, problem solving, fine motor skills development, color and shape recognition and more.
What Can Kids Make with Pattern Blocks?
Pattern blocks allow you to take the seven basic tangram shapes and expand them to create something else with them and extend patterns.
What Are the Names of the Pattern Blocks?
The shapes are hexagon, trapezoid, rhombus, triangle, square, and a thin rhombus.
Each page in the pack includes a place to count the total for each shape used in the design and the total number of shapes used overall. This is great for growing their math skills.
Each page also has handwriting practice which is great for fine motor work as well as vocabulary development.
Why Are Pattern Designs Good For Math?
Pattern blocks help children build their problem solving skills, introduce them to shapes, spatial awareness and concepts.
They help young learners begin to understand symmetry, patterns and measurement.
What Are Some Fun Math Activities for Kids?
Math is a vital life skill that we all need. Here are some ways to make it fun:
- counting the things they see like find one butterfly, find two trees, etc.
- guess the weight or size of something
- math bingo or math scavenger hunt
- find patterns in your every day surroundings
- play number I Spy