Duplo/Lego Tower Pattern Busy Bag

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Turn young learners into pattern detectives with this fun hands-on activity. Using the included set of cards showing different block towers, children replicate each pattern with their own manipulatives while attempting identify the missing color.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Use the pattern cards during whole group instruction, having children verbally describe the patterns and identify the missing colors
  • Implement the pattern activity as a learning center in the primary grade levels
  • Provide blank cards that students can use to record their own color patterns
Classroom Considerations
  • Before implementing the lesson, check to see how closely the colors of your own blocks, Unifix® cubes, or other manipulatives match those used in the color patterns
  • Resource includes cards for 24 different color patterns
  • Instructions are included for preparing and implementing the activity with students
  • Pattern cards include both visual and written descriptions of the each pattern, allowing children to practice reading color words
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