Working with patterns not only improves a child’s foundation for problem solving in all core learning activities, but expands the tool-set they have available when confronted with a new challenge. Just as an adult might have devised day-to-day strategies for selecting alternate routes based on traffic or the time of day, a child can use the experiences they have had with pattern recognition to learn to approach a problem from different angles when a solution doesn’t immediately present itself. This adaptive type of problem solving is critical to early learning.
This worksheet above is one of the free sample selections from our children’s educational book “The Forgotten Milestone“. Children Ages 4-10.Download Printable PDF