This activity is designed to support students in copying, extending, recording and creating simple patterns using actions.
The goal is for students to experiment with various patterns using their body and movement.
Flashcards for a variety of actions such as, clap hands, slap knees, pat head, stomp foot, squat, skip and jump, are provided.
Student action cards are provided along with a variety of worksheets. Everything is included to support teaching students basic patterns skills from copying to recognizing to creating. Use the action cards to lead whole class or small group activities. Use the worksheets at centers, for assessment or individual practice.
The printable pattern cards and worksheets get progressively more complex. They start with a simple AB pattern and progress to AABC patterns.