Patterns everywhere

Find repeating patterns in your surroundings.




Prep time: 0 minutes

Activity time: 10 minutes


Split your makers into groups and tell them where they can go.

Give your team an example of a repeating pattern that you can see, such as floor tiles, fence posts or sports markings.

Give your makers five minutes to find as many repeating patterns as they can.

A photograph of wooden flooring. The pieces are placed in a repeating pattern.

Build on this

Give makers time to make their own repeating patterns from natural objects that they can find.

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