What are the shapes in a pattern block?

Real pattern blocks are standard shapes and colors. A set always includes these shapes: green triangle, orange square, blue rhombus, beige thin rhombus, red trapezoid, and yellow hexagon.

How to learn shapes and colors with blocks?

Super simple block learning activity for toddlers and preschoolers to practice their shapes and colors and then build! If your child loves blocks, I have tons of block activities for them to do! We did this long, long ago with George (see below) and this time, Louis got a turn.

How do you add a border to a shape?

Select the shape or text box to which you want to add, change, or remove a border. Click Shape Format, and then click the arrow next to Shape Outline. Do any of the following: Add or remove a picture border

How did Louis learn the shapes of blocks?

I ripped off a large sheet of butcher paper (affiliate link) and traced several different shapes of blocks, as well as some of the same shape, but different colors. Then Louis had the job of trying to find the matching block, that’s also in the correct color. It proved to be an easy task for him.

What can I do with my pattern blocks?

If you don’t have a set of pattern blocks there are lots of options to print your own pattern blocks here. Use these pattern block cards to make pictures, or work on learning skills. The kids will have so much fun they won’t even notice they are practicing all kinds of maths skills along the way!

What do you call a sewing pattern block?

What is a sewing pattern block (or sloper)? A sewing pattern block (or sloper or master block) is a custom designed basic template for a pattern that can be developed into an infinite number of styles. Anyone can create a sewing pattern block using some basic body measurements and tools.

How long can you play with pattern blocks?

These activities won’t keep him engaged for hours, but they are enough to get him started with independent play and he seems to be able to pick up and run with his own ideas, once he is done with the activity I have set up. Earlier this week I set up a very similar invitation to play with pattern blocks.