Secondgradealicious: Math Inquiry Outside: Patterning This is a great idea for teaching patterns to first and second graders or even kindergarten. This would be a good idea to do with fallen leaves too.
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Teach Patterns | Math | Non-Themed Printables Packet
This non-themed packet of printables teaches patterns for Preschool, Pre-K, Kindergarten, or any child who is learning basic patterns: AB, AABB, ABC, AAB, ABB. Includes observational Assessment sheets!
Each child is given Fruit Loops to create a pattern of choice. They glue them on then label their pattern by color, number and letter. They always like this activity because they get to each the leftover cereal!