Here’s a fall themed printable for your little ones – a leaf pattern worksheet. It’s that time of the year when the leaves change color and start falling gracefully from the trees – making those oh so kick-able piles on the floor. But can your little ones work out which leaves will be the next to fall?
Patterns are all around us and and children love to spot them. Patterns can help children understand the world around them, how things change over time, and begin to make predictions.
This pattern worksheet is a great way for young children to practice their scissor, logic and reasoning skills.
There’s AB, AAB, ABB and ABC patterns for them to complete.
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What Skills Can Your Little Ones Learn And Develop?
This fall pattern worksheet is designed to help your children practice and develop some early skills, such as:
- Patterns – being able to spot and understand patterns
- Logic and reasoning skills – using prior knowledge to help them predict what will come next
- Hand-eye coordination – to be able to understand what they are seeing and use their hands to get the scissors to go where they want them to
- Hand dominance – developing and strengthening the skill of one of their hands
- Scissor control – holding the scissors correctly to allow for a fluid range of movement
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How To Prepare The Leaf Pattern Worksheet
First you’re going to want to download the pattern sheet by clicking on download button at the bottom of the page.
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Then print it off!
That’s pretty much it for this one – just print it off, grab some scissors and glue and see if your little ones can work out what comes next.
They’ll need to carefully cut out the boxes at the bottom of the page, then use their reasoning skills to complete the patterns correctly.