Develop a Sense of Wonder - loose parts and shadows- uses patterns and shadows to create interest and curiosity in children

Extraordinary Classroom: The children test their theory- Shadows Move when the Sun Moves

Pattern worms: Easy and fun way to assess patterns while working on fine motor skills!

Herding Kats in Kindergarten: Pattern Worms & Chenille Chicks

Repeating patterns

Repeating patterns

Pattern provocation

Pattern provocation

Make math playful and fun for kids with mirror books. Great way to let children explore math concepts like symmetry, patterns, and more.

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

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 122: Mandala art with loose parts

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 (",)

Invitation to explore pattern & shape. chalk drawings on off-cut vinyl, pebbles rocks & glass nuggets. Have chn draw patterns too.

A captivating outdoor experience—finding patterns in nature (+ a lovely printable)…

FIBONACCI lessons A captivating outdoor experience—finding patterns in nature (+ a lovely printable)…

The Groovy Teacher: Bubblegum Patterns

Idea for Pattern Anchor Chart

The Simplicity and Complexity of Patterns

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.

A Pinch of Kinder: Kindergarten math centre with corks, paint and an egg carton. Can you make a pattern?

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.

Pattern Tree from Nancy Niessen (World_of_K on Twitter) (",)

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Beads arranged in patterns and randomly. Children sort: pattern / not pattern

Teach Kids Math Patterns Using Nature!

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

Planting a Pattern. Using seeds to teach patterns. More

Patterning- Froggy Friends Fun: Scarecrow Fun and Turkey Time!

Simplest way to make a geoboard for preschoolers - so easy! Turn a bathmat upside down!

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!

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