Patterning with Objects
What You Need
small everyday objects, such as food items, silverware, or toy vehicles
What To Do
Invite your child to create and describe patterns with everyday objects, such as: fork, spoon, knife; fork, spoon, knife; fork, spoon, knife.
As an extra challenge, encourage them to use a different set of objects to create a pattern that follows the same rule (e.g., grape, orange, banana; grape, orange, banana; grape, orange, banana).
You might take turns making a few other examples of the same pattern using different objects. Talk about how each pattern follows the same rule, even though the objects are different.