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Kindergarten Math Activities: Pattern Magnets Craft

Great kindergarten activities incorporate learning into the fun, as does this pretty craft. It’s easy and open-ended and the possibilities are endless.

 Looking for a few fun kindergarten activities? Why not make a few magnets with your kids?

Supplies you need:

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How to make the magnets:

Putting the magnets together is simple.

1. Lay out your design.

2. Glue the beads together, side by side.

3. Once the beads are dry, glue the magnets to the back (an adult should do this if you are using small and strong magnets).

 

Looking for a few fun kindergarten activities? Why not make a few magnets with your kids?

Kindergarten math activities with this craft:

 

  • Follow along with the printable patterns! Count the amount of beads in a row, and create your masterpiece accordingly. How many of each color are there? How many beads are there in all?
  • Plan your own patterns. If you want one row to be smaller, you’ll need to put one less. Add two to make it much bigger. Which kind of pattern will your child put together?
  • Work one row at a time, and then put the design together. Start with the top row so that it’s easier to grasp for the child. Once you have all the individual rows assembled, the child can then put them together to form the picture.

You can also use these pattern magnets to learn to write! Can you form letters with the beads? Once you’re done, you can even make words with the finished magnets. Start with the letters of the child’s name.

 

There are so any possibilities for this fun, simple magnet craft! From kindergarten math activities, to creative stimulation, they are a great way to teach and involve. What do you plan to do with it?

 

profile pic 3Menucha is a Jersey girl living in big New York with her husband and little boy. She is currently fulfilling her dream to be a stay at home mom. She loves crafting, the color purple, and chocolate. Menucha blogs at momsandcrafters.com in between making jewelry and working as a freelance graphic designer

Everything Early Childhood {Week 55} - Teaching Mama

Wednesday 25th of May 2016

[…] Pattern Magnets from Learning 2 Walk. Love this idea! These beads are so cool! […]

Emma

Wednesday 18th of May 2016

These beads make perfect manipulatives - and I love the idea of turning them into magnets!

Samantha @Stir the Wonder

Saturday 20th of June 2015

These are so neat! Thanks for linking up at the Thoughtful Spot!

Emma

Monday 15th of June 2015

I love how this is a craft project and math skills practice all in one!