MAGNETIC PATTERN BLOCK ACTIVITY SET by Learning Resources
Magnets keep pattern block designs in place — a convenient update to a favorite manipulative set. Teaches spatial reasoning, 2-D shapes, visualization, symmetry, slides, turns and problems solving. Includes: · 10 double sided, write & wipe magnetic cards · 98 soft foam blocks · Answer key Boards measure 7.5"L x 6"H Grades: 1+ Common Core State Standards Alignment: Measurement & Data, Geometry Learning Styles: Visual, Tactile Skill Development: Math —Develops an understanding for spatial relationships including symmetry and spatial orientation by flipping and turning the blocks to reproduce the pattern. Math —Following the pattern on a card and choosing the blocks that match the picture, develops problem solving skills and helps students gain an understanding for early part-whole concepts. Fine Motor — Creating designs or following a pattern on one of the cards helps students' hands and eyes get a workout. As students make selections and move the blocks in place, they are working on motor planning, eye-hand coordination, and refining the manual skills needed for writing, drawing and daily living.