Making simple crayon patterns in preschool

by Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. on September 7, 2013

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Our Pre-k students explored the process of making simple patterns using crayons and a strip of paper…

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As part of our exploration of the tools we use in preschool, we spent a few minutes exploring the process of making simple crayon patterns with our pre-k age students…

Making simple crayon patterns by Teach Preschool

Each child was given a sentence strip and then invited to select two colors of crayons they wanted to work with. Before the children began, I demonstrated the process of using the two colors to make a simple AB pattern of verticle lines on the sentence strip…

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The children then went to work making their own AB line patterns…

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While the children worked, Mr. Hayden and I observed and found that my prek students easily understood the concept of an AB pattern and as each child finished their patterns, they brought them over and held them up so I could read aloud their pattern (red-blue) and use my hands to “clap-tap” their pattern out with them…

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