These new pattern block mats include an airplane, train, car, boat, and space shuttle to go with your Transportation theme. Children use these mats with standard pattern blocks (available in educational supply catalogs). They can place the pattern blocks directly onto the mat or recreate the design on the table beside the mat. I have included […]
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Now that it’s Winter, these Snowflake Pattern Block Mats will be a fun addition to your math center. A reader asked me to make some of these and sent me some photos of snowflake designs she had made with pattern blocks. I took her designs and made them into printable pattern block mats. Since they […]
These Wild Animal Pattern Block Mats build visual and spatial skills. Well, if you read my post last week, you know I was planning to make more play dough mats, however… my kids were really interested in the pattern blocks this week. While they were making different animals and designs, I started making some things […]
These Christmas pattern block mats are a fun way for kids to learn while they play. Pattern blocks teach children about shapes and geometry, as well as develop their visual discrimination skills. More free printable pattern block mats are available on the Pattern Block page. Each mat comes in color and blackline, depending on your preference. The blackline […]
I made these pattern block mats using Photoshop. Each mat comes in color and blackline, depending on your preference. The blackline mats offer more of a challenge as children figure out which shape goes in the space. Pattern blocks teach children about shapes and geometry, as well as develop their visual discrimination skills. Click on […]
To make this symmetry science center activity, I taped two unbreakable mirrors together and stood them up on the shelf. Children place pattern blocks in front of the mirrors to make repeated symmetical designs.