Pattern Idea for Brown Bear: My students create patterns ALL the time. But I like to connect the idea of a pattern to something concrete and real for these little learners. Here is one pattern idea for the Brown Bear book that works great for the beginning of the school year.
Pattern Idea for Brown Bear Book
Copy animals onto the right color paper, referring to the Brown Bear book. Have the pieces ready to go so assembly goes smoothly. I recently brought one of my dip trays at the dollar store(I guess that is what you call it?) to school for another activity. BUT… I saw it while I was prepping centers. AND IT WORKED PERFECTLY!
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We use sentence strips to hold the patterns. My students did so well at this center. We had each of the pattern pieces cut up and in the sorting bins, which I highly recommend. Clean-up was even easier!
We used the book Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr.
I look at these Brown Bear-inspired pattern pieces (in this bundle you can see the Brown Bear Patterns.
I copied them onto the correct colored copy paper and had them precut in the tray.