How To: Use Pattern Blocks Art in the Classroom

Use Pattern Blocks Art in the Classroom

This HowTo is about using Pattern Blocks in the classroom. All you need is a classroom set of pattern blocks and a camera. Each student or group of students is given a set of pattern blocks and a time limit. The assignment: make an artwork that illustrates the concept of symmetry, small enough to fit on a single student desk. When the art is finished, take a photograph of it and then let the students vote to choose their favorites.

Here is a short video that uses fast motion to show a pattern block artwork being created:

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