Patternpillars

Patternpillars (patterns + caterpillars) is game you can play with paper, magnets, or felt. You just need circles in alternating colors (you can add legs, too). The last circle will be the patternpillar's head, so it should have eyes.

Let's say the colors of the patternpillar together! (reveal circles one at a time)
Red
Orange
Red
Orange
Red
Orange
Red
Orange
What color do you think the head is?
RED!
How did you know the head would be red?
It fits the PATTERN!

 

Start with simple patterns and build to more complicated patterns.

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