Math games are a great way tochallenge your students’ cognition andentertain their curious minds.That’s why Pre-K Let’s Play loves to create fun math activities. Here are some pattern block templates that would be ideal for teaching shapes in your math classroom.
All you have to do is watch as your little learners explore fun ways to assemble thesemath pattern block matsshape by shape. This set of pattern block printables features15 realistichigh-quality resolution images of jungle animals.
Each image is labeled and converted into3 puzzle forms:
Colors (easy)- match the puzzle by the color and shape of each pattern block
Outlined version(intermediate)-match theBlack & White versionpuzzle by shape only.
Blank version (hard)- no outline or colors to help guide students.
Each puzzle form is a pattern block challenge. They all come with an original animal picture and3 additional keys for your students tocount and/or write down the number of shapes they see.
This download includes these animals:
This creative puzzle theme is best used to help your students:
develop theirconfidence and self-esteem
experience asense of achievement in completing a puzzle
developfine motor skills
learn and practice their social interaction skills
practicerecognizing and understanding shapes
practicerecognizing and understanding jungle animals
Practiceidentifying and writing numbers
Best Used for:
Small group play
These math resources were created primarily for Preschool math, Pre-K, Kindergarten STEM, and Homeschool math. Just simply print and watch your students enjoy as they use this game to gain a deeperunderstanding of solid shapes and jungle animals. (For more durability, feel free to print with thicker card stock paper or laminate).
And the best part for your students is that.....it doesn't feel like learning!!!