Creating, Describing, and Analyzing Patterns
PreK to 2nd
Encourage students to use
visualization, spatial reasoning, and geometric modeling to build their own
patterns or recreate one from given square arrays.
This interactive is optimized for your desktop and tablet.
Use the tabs at the top of the interactive to toggle between two modes:
To place the tiles onto the board, you can:
If you were unable to create the desired pattern, the Clear button can be pressed to reset the board. This will not reset your pattern bar.
Create pattern units of two to five squares and display them on the grid. Can you visualize how the grid will look when your pattern is repeated? Try these challenges:
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