"busy bags" I absolutely loved this one. These are jumbo craft sticks with magnet strips glued on. Then get some jumbo colored paper clips. They can sort colors or make any kinds of patterns with the paper clips.
Term 1 Patterning Musical Chairs: Pass out manipulatives to students to create a pattern on their desk. Play music as students travel around the room. When you stop the music, add 1 more unit onto the pattern.
Picture books are an effective way to teach growing pattern lessons in kindergarten. Teaching math skills using the book, "One Duck Stuck," by Phyllis Root can help to introduce numerical patterns to young children.
staircase game for math tubs. Roll die, make a cube train that matches and stick on the corresponding 'step' on WS. If you roll the same number again, you lose your turn. First player to complete the staircase wins!