How To: Use Pattern Blocks Art in the Classroom

Use Pattern Blocks Art in the Classroom

How to 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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