Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Toddler Tuesday: Pattern Blocks

I got E some pattern blocks last week, thinking that they would be too hard for her.  But I had a gift card and needed to use it, so I got them anyways.  Boy, did she surprise me!  I'm so glad I got the regular set instead of the toddler set - she loves them and has worked with them every day since I put them on her shelf. 

First we did a little shape review.  She remembered square and triangle.  The hexagon she thought was an octagon.  I introduced her to the trapezoid, and I even had to look up the rhombus (diamond shape) because I had forgotten what it was called.

I worked with her on a board or two and then left her to it!
I helped a little bit with this one, but then left her to work some more, while I cut out some patterning cards from Confessions of a Homeschooler.  E was interested and wanted one.  After a while, I looked over and saw this:
with no help at all!  Good work, E!


Discovering Montessori said...

She is so cute!! I like the pattern card work .

Nicole said...

Wow! She must have really great fine motor control - how wonderful! Thanks for participating in Toddler Tuesday. :)