On the Shelves Snapshot: Creating Numbers with Pattern Blocks on the Light Panel

Creating Numbers with Pattern Blocks on the Light Panel Exploration - An Everyday Story

Building Numbers with Pattern Blocks on the Light Panel - An Everyday Story

Following on from last week’s On the Shelves Snapshot, we’re continuing to work with numbers on the light panel. This is another one for Sarah (who has just started Kindergarten!) but I am sure Jack (6.75 yrs) will enjoy it too.

This week, I’ve printed out and laminated number cards for 1-10 and offered them along with some transparent pattern blocks on the light panel. I didn’t have any overhead transparency sheets to print the numbers on, but if you do, that would look even more inviting, I think.

Building Numbers with Pattern Blocks on the Light Panel - An Everyday Story Learning Numbers with Pattern Blocks on the Light Panel - An Everyday StoryWe have these pattern blocks from Modern Teaching Aids. If you’re in Australia, there is this smaller set also available (you might need two sets). If you’re in the UK, these ones look similar. And in the US, these ones from Constructive Playthings look great too.

The number cards are a free download from Confessions of a Homeschooler (Thanks Erica 🙂 ). She also has these wonderful alphabet pattern block cards that you can download.

promise I am getting to my weekly schedule and resources post (we’ve had a bit of a busy week). I’ll definitely get it done next week. I’m also working on a light panel post; I get a lot of questions asking where I bought ours so I’ll hopefully get that one done too.

Until then, have a lovely rest of your weekend everyone 🙂

One Reply to “On the Shelves Snapshot: Creating Numbers with Pattern Blocks on the Light Panel”

  1. Great idea and very versatile! It would be cool to see it done with twigs, small stones or shells too. Also having the children create letters instead of numbers! An extension to this activity could be to have the children work together to create the numbers using their bodies. Thanks for the inspiration!

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