Ice Cream Patterning

Summer Ice Cream Math Preschool Printable
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Working on patterning with your kiddos? Here's a fun summer-inspired ice cream themed activity from Kelley over at Teacher Idea Factory! The activity has two parts...

  • Worksheet Patterning. First you and your preschoolers can work together review and practice various patterns - AB, AAB, ABB, and ABC. Crayons work great for coloring the ice cream scoops, but you might also consider inviting your kiddos to use BINGO daubers, craft puffs, or even circle stickers.
  • Hands-on Patterning. After your kiddos have had a chance to review the various patterns, provide them with Kelley's ice cream cone template, inviting them to cut it out and create their own pattern - gluing the colored pieces together and adding a pattern label to the cone! This hands-on activity offers a great opportunity for students to independently put their new learning into practice and for you to assess who's got the hang of it and who might need more practice!

To grab your FREE copy of this awesome two-part activity, be sure to visit Teacher Idea Factory!