Extraordinary Classroom: The children test their theory- Shadows Move when the Sun Moves
Herding Kats in Kindergarten: Pattern Worms & Chenille Chicks
Playful Math with Mirror Books
Young children are capable of understanding complex math concepts but are rarely given the chance. Create a simple mirror book to encourage playful math.
Incorporating Reggio methods in a “traditional” school setting
Some wonderful ideas for math and science here, but keep in mind some of the language activities are for first graders so wouldn't be appropriate for preschoolers. Incorporating Reggio methods in a "traditional" school setting
Thinking and Learning in Room Mandala art with loose parts- free activity center?
Invitation to explore pattern & shape. chalk drawings on off-cut vinyl, pebbles rocks & glass nuggets. Have chn draw patterns too.
FIBONACCI lessons A captivating outdoor experience—finding patterns in nature (+ a lovely printable)…
Idea for Pattern Anchor Chart
This creative outdoor math and science activity is interesting, on many levels. The cups are beautiful in the sunlight, inspiring design work and pattern-making.
Classroom Update: June 10
I love this DIY math center idea. Use corks and paint to practice making patterns. The corks also provide great fine motor practice.
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Beads arranged in patterns and randomly. Children sort: pattern / not pattern
Math Patterns in Nature
Teach Kids Math Patterns Using Nature! There are so many math patterns in nature–which makes it the perfect place for kids to practice! Going outdoors is a great way to play with math and this nature pattern activity requires no prep on your part so it c
Patterning- Froggy Friends Fun: Scarecrow Fun and Turkey Time!
Geo Board Bath Mat
Geo Board Bath Mat - such a simple idea! Perfect for exploring shapes and making pictures, and couldn't be easier to make!