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Pattern blocks are a manipulative staple in early childhood classrooms but they aren’t just for math lessons! These Printable Pattern Block Activities for Pre-K & Kindergarten will strengthen both math AND literacy skills like letter recognition, rhyming, sight words, counting, sorting, addition, and so much more. Plus, they are easy to prep, hands-on, and tons of fun!
Printable Pattern Block Activities for Pre-K & Kindergarten
These printable pattern block activities will add endless amounts of learning fun to your centers. With over 120 pages of engaging, low-prep activities, it’s a win for both teachers and students!
And with multiple versions provided for many of the resources, this pack provides lots of opportunities for differentiation. We even included teacher instructions and black and white copies for each activity!
Check out a few of our favorite activities in this pattern blocks pack below…
Flower Garden Letters
Work on uppercase and lowercase letter recognition and pre-writing skills with this hands-on Flower Garden Letters activity!
Students choose a flower card and cover the matching letter with a pattern block to build the flower garden. Recording sheets for tracing both uppercase and lowercase letters are included!
Pattern Blocks Sorting Mats
Choose to sort by number of sides, size, OR color with the Pattern Block Sorting Mats. Choose the mats that will work best for your kiddos!
For the Sort by Sides version, students choose a pattern block and place it in the circle with the corresponding number of sides.
Shape Filling Syllables
In Kindergarten we love to clap out syllables and this Shape Filling Syllables activity provides another interactive way to count syllables!
To play, kids will look at the picture in each hexagon and use pattern blocks to fill the hexagon as they count the syllables of the word. A recording sheet for writing how many syllables in each word is included.
Pattern Block Creation Mats
Strengthening fine motor skills and building up finger muscles is important in Pre-K and Kindergarten! These Pattern Block Creation Mats are the perfect tool for working on these tasks.
There are 6 mats to choose from! You can decide whether you want your students to build a house, fill the sky, make an ocean scene, fill a forest, make a yummy meal, or create a beautiful flower garden!
Sailing with Beginning Sounds
This Sailing with Beginning Sounds activity is a fun and engaging way to practice letter recognition and beginning sounds!
Students choose a wave picture card and cover the matching beginning sound with a pattern block to build the sailboat. Recording sheets are included for tracing or writing beginning sounds.
I Can Build Number Mats
Number recognition is an important skill that we practice throughout the entire year. These I Can Build Number Mats are a hands-on way to practice this skill!
Kids will pick a number mat and use pattern blocks to build the number. Practice mats for numbers 1 to 10 included.
Even More Pattern Block Activities…
This pack of printable pattern block activities includes interactive resources for strengthening the following skills:
- fine motor
- letter recognition
- rhyming words
- beginning digraphs
- beginning sounds
- sight words
- CVC words
- tracing letters and word
- writing letters and words
- one-to-one correspondence
- letter and number building
- number recognition
- ten frames
- 2D shape building
- tracing numbers
- writing numbers
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