Virtual Pattern Blocks – NCTM

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Virtual Pattern Blocks – NCTM

Pattern blocks can be used for problem solving and reasoning with fractions as children investigate the relationships between various parts and wholes. Typically

  • Yellow Hexagon = 1 whole
  • Red trapezium = 1/2
  • Blue parallelagram = 1/3
  • Green equilateral triangle = 1/6

Activites for INvestigating Shape or Fractions

  • Use outlines to copy shapes and develop spatial awareness
  • Video tutorials will develop understanding of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of fractions

A tablet-friendly alternative to Adobe Flash Pattern Blcoks; Use it on an iPad.