Making a repeating pattern with objects in the home
paper, crayons, textas, pencils
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Being physically active by walking around the house, inside and outside to look for loose parts.
The Early Years Learning Framework has been designed for use by early childhood educators working in partnership with families, children’s first and most influential educators. View PDF
Principle 3: High expectations and equity. Children progress well when they, their parents and educators hold high expectations for their achievement in learning.
Practice: Intentional teaching. Intentional teaching is deliberate, purposeful and thoughtful. They use strategies such as modelling and demonstrating, open questioning, speculating, explaining, engaging in shared thinking and problem solving to extend children’s thinking and learning.
A pattern occurs when a sequence of two or more items begin to repeat themselves, which is key to a sequence being described as a pattern (MacDonald, 2018).
MacDonald, A. (2018). Mathematics in early childhood education. South Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
Developing pattern awareness with young children: https://nrich.maths.org/13362
Patterns in everyday activities: https://prek-math-te.stanford.edu/patterns-algebra/patterns-everyday-activities
Early Start Discovery at Home - Making mandala patterns: https://www.earlystartdiscoveryspace.edu.au/do-it-at-home-mandala-making/