Free extending patterns worksheets for your preschoolers.
Here’s a fun new activity for your preschoolers – extending patterns worksheets.
Children will have fun drawing simple pictures while building their visual discrimination and pre-reading skills.
Picture patterns worksheets
This is not your typical patterning exercise to practice basic patterns.
Instead, children will learn to extend simple picture patterns exercising their visual discrimination, memory, and fine motor skills.
This is an important skill for future reading, math, and writing success.
Just like letters sit in a certain order to make a word, children need to observe and respect the order for them to become successful readers.
For instance, words like canoe – ocean, lean-lane, ring-grin, etc. have all the same letters simply placed in a different order (thus with different meanings).
And the same goes for numbers, too! Numbers 12 and 21 are totally different, right?
To help children become good readers and thinkers, starting early with activities like patterning and sequencing is the best we can do for them.
Printable PDF pattern worksheets
You’ll find a total of two pages in this printable set.
On the first page, children will draw simple pictures while extending the patterns.
The second page contains more abstract images, so save this for later if it’s too difficult for your child at this time.
Feel free to use these worksheets in your preschool or kindergarten class or for fun pre-reading activity at home.
To download, simply go to the bottom of this post and get your free pdf there.
Other Pattern Worksheets
ABAB pattern worksheets – draw and color pictures in order to make patterns
Dot marker patterns activity – kids will use their favorite dot markers to make patterns
ABC pattern worksheets – fun set of pattern worksheets to practice more challenging abc pattern
Cupcakes and candy patterns – colorful patterns worksheets, perfect for the youngest learners
Kindergarten patterns worksheets – lots of different pattern sequences to follow and practice
Christmas patterns – make patterns with Christmas ornaments
Please keep in mind that these patterns worksheets are for personal or classroom use only. Altering, re-sale or re-distribution are not allowed in any way. Thank you!