## Block Tower

\ \ What could you and your child count in this picture? Predict how many more “turns” until it falls…

## Famous Patterns

\ \ After you discuss the patterning you see here let you child know that this triangular array is called…

## Can you see the faces?

\ \ Ask your child how they counted the faces? Then ask them to count them a different way.\ \…

## Canada 150

\ \ Kyle Pearce has shared a math challenge for each day in June to prepare for today, Canada’s 150…

## Overlapping Patterns

\ \ What number will they overlap on? How do you know? Draw two new patterns that overlap on the…

## Standing Tall

What pattern could you create by having your friends stand on numbers?\ \

## Missing Cherries

\ \ How many cherries should be in the 7th pile if the pattern continues? Create another pattern that starts…

## What do you see?

\ \ How many triangles would fill the centre of the completed picture?

## Packs of Cherries

\ \ How can you count them differently? If you ate one of the groups, how many would be left?

## Triangle Cover

\ \ For a video version of this prompt check out the twitter feed here.

## Which One Doesn’t Belong?

\ \ Which one doesn’t belong? Be ready to say why your choice doesn’t fit with the rest. Try to…

## Circle Counting

\ \ After your child counts the dots say “another child counted them in a different way. How might he/she…

## A pattern around Nine

\ \ Describe a pattern that increases by a lot and one that increases by a little. Describe a pattern…

## Follow the Leader

\ \ Describe the pattern. Make two more patterns with missing terms. One easy and one hard.

## Missing Eggs

\ \ How man eggs do you see? How many empty spaces? How did you count them?

## Balance the Mobile #2

\ \ See more at SolveME Mobiles

## Missing Cats

\ \ Create your own pattern. Create an easy pattern. Create a hard pattern.

## Missing Faces

\ \ How many edges or vertices should be in stack 3?

## Missing Numbers

\ \ Inspired by Steve Wyborney. See more about this style of prompt here

## Faces & Cubes

How many edges? How many vertices? How did you count them?

## Diagonal Patterning

Inspired by Steve Wyborney. See more about this style of prompt here