2nd Grade Patterns

Play games to learn more about patterns!

Create a new pattern with pattern blocks.

  1. Go to this website: http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivityDetail.aspx?ID=35
  2. Create a number strip and find a way to color your pattern on it.
  3. Leave a pattern block out of your pattern and see if a classmate can guess it.

Play pattern games online here:

  1. http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/grade_g_2.html
  2. Scroll down, then click on Color Patterns
  3. Read the directions carefully

There are many games to choose from on this website: http://guest.portaportal.com/flewis

Choose some games under the following headings to help you practice patterns:

  • Number Patterns/Skip Counting
  • Patterns
  • Number Sense

The Investigations website has games that extend what you are learning each day, and they are lots of fun!

  1. Go to http://investigations.terc.edu/library/Games_23.cfm
  2. Scroll down to the very bottom to play patterns games.  (Some links will not work – just skip these games for now.)

Use your thinking skills to play Pattern Quest, Crack Hacker’s Safe, or if you like music try Cyber Pattern Player at http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/math-games/

Looking for some math to stretch your thinking and challenge you to think and grow?

  1. Go to http://nrich.maths.org/7694
  2. Try out some good thinking games!

Also explore and play games on