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  • Item #: 018743
    Retail: $9.99
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    Young children will appreciate this hands-on approach to developing analytic thinking skills via an exploration of shapes, colors, and patterns. The activities require three types of manipulatives: attribute blocks, pattern blocks, and interlocking (or multilink) cubes. Like the Building Thinking Skills program, activities cover four key areas: Similarities and Differences, Sequences, Classifications, and Analogies. Simple activity instructions appear at the top of each page as a basic guideline for the teacher. The activity book itself is approximately 250 pages. Manipulatives are not included. Required manipulatives for this program are as follows: A) Pattern Blocks – set of 100 in six colors and shapes (triangle, trapezoid, rhombus (2 types), hexagon, square); B) Interlocking Cubes – set of 100 (plastic cubes that link on all sides, 10 cubes of 10 different colors); C) Attribute Blocks – set of 60 (pieces come in 5 shapes (triangle, square, rectangle, circle, hexagon), 3 colors (red, blue, yellow), 2 sizes (large, small), 2 thicknesses). ~ Anh

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  • Item #: 037010
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  • Item #: 039277
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    For home, school, car, or vacation - classic fun on the go! The kit includes 120 magnetic wooden shapes in 6 different colors, 12 durable pattern cards, a hand-painted magnetic board, and a clear-plastic zippered carrying case. Board measures 14.5" x 12" x 1.5".

  • Item #: 071787
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  • Item #: 061999
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    All the same characteristics of a typical plastic pattern blocks set 250 pieces, .5 cm thick BUT the colors are attention-grabbing, almost neon-y bright: sunshiny yellow, tangerine, coral, ocean blue, lime green and magenta. ~ Janice

  • Item #: 018744
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  • Item #: 017733
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    Combine the fun of magnets with the versatility of pattern blocks. Use them for math pattern block activities or just for fun. Set of 200 includes activity booklet. ~ Megan

    CHOKING HAZARD (1). Not <3yrs.

  • Item #: 006570
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  • Item #: 059411
    Retail: $299.99
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    As a kid, I was always building houses with my Legos® and rearranging my bedroom. I was a creative thinker and made an awesome Barbie house out of cardboard boxes! This large set of model panels is for the next-step builder. If your child likes to sketch building designs, they can use this set to build their designs in 3-D before actually getting out the hammer and nails. Artec is a Japanese company; directions are visual and in English (and also in Japanese). The pieces are made of sturdy plastic and follow a 1/15mm scale: 1 mm in the scale represents 15 mm in actuality. This set has various sized ivory plastic panels to make floors and walls. You get 16 large square panels (180 x 180 mm), 42 rectangles, 28 skinny rectangles and 64 square connectors. The panels have a grid pattern and pegs on them, so you push the pegs into the grid wherever you want a wall. Windows and doorways are easy to incorporate. This is a BIG set! Also included are sheets of cardstock printed with furniture/appliances to cut and fold into beds, tables, etc. It is a little tricky to get used to the metric scale system scale. This is perfect for the budding architect and gives you so much room to be creative with your designs. The set comes in a large, sturdy plastic tote w/lid & handles that lock the lid (19" x 13 x 7.5" ). ~ Sara

  • Item #: 054015
    Retail: $49.99
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    Remember when every kid had the classic set of wooden blocks with letters, numbers, and animal pictures on the sides? Here's your chance to design your own! Decorate 18, 2" x 2" natural bamboo blocks with 8 colored markers and over 100 stencils to design every side to your liking. Stencils include capital letters, numbers, 9 animals, arrows, and 36 shapes, patterns and symbols. Some stencils are small enough to put multiple on a side, while others are full-block size. These customize-to-your-heart's-content blocks come in a sturdy bamboo box.

  • Item #: 037953
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     Includes 40 BathBlocks, an 11” x 8” floating base, and a mesh storage bag.

    1CHOKING HAZARD (1). Not <3yrs

  • Item #: 015445
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    Oh, the feel of a nice, thick (1 cm.) wooden pattern block! Don't tell your children that these aren't just toys! The bright, enticing primary colors seem to draw even the smallest of our children into play. Proportioned shapes allow for the construction of infinite designs. Even before they begin to use them for "work" on symmetry, congruence, similarity, measurement, fractional relationships, counting, sorting, and geometry, they are discovering the unique relationships between the blocks and getting plenty of experience in patterning and spatial problem-solving. We've had hours of enjoyment with our set and, with 250 blocks to the bucket, there's enough for several children to construct or work simultaneously.


  • Item #: 037520
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    This pack comes with twenty color-coded cards showing different arrangements that you can create with your own set of pattern blocks. Each card is 8 5/8" x 11" in size and made out of a sturdy card stock. A flower, tropical bird, space shuttle, and owl are just a few of the creative arrangements included. These cards will entertain your young children and maybe even inspire them to make some designs of their own. – elise

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  • Item #: 067303
    ISBN: 9781483829050
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     Inexpensive cardstock pattern blocks are perfect for hands on practice, review, learning centers, small group or classroom instruction, or free play. These come perforated for easy separation. Quantities (in parentheses) and approximate measurements are: yellow hexagon (36) 1 ½” x 1 ½”; green triangle (396) ¾” x ½”; tan rhombus (144) 1 5/16” x 3/8”; blue rhombus (108) 1 ½: x 1” and red trapezoid (72) 1 ¾: x ¾”. Total 36 sets; 756 pattern blocks. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 067012
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  • Item #: 029596
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  • Item #: 029591
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  • Item #: 026385
    ISBN: 9781583243176
    Retail: $16.99
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    Pattern blocks aren't just for the little ones. The activities in this book provide practice for the middle school grades with fractions, symmetry, classifying, area and perimeter, patterning, probability and statistics, and algebraic concepts. Using pattern blocks (sold separately), students will hone their problem solving skills in 60 different activities that range from playing games to covering printed designs with a variety of pattern blocks, but they have to figure out which blocks to use. Every activity includes teaching instructions, blackline masters, and suggestions for extensions. Answers aren't included in the book but are available at a link provided.

    Since some of the games are meant for 2-3 players, this would be a good activity for family or co-op play. Dust off those old pattern blocks and put them to good use again. CD included that contains a digital book with virtual manipulative. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 019872
    ISBN: 9781933745169
    Retail: $13.99
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    Create unique geometric designs using pattern blocks and task cards. These fun task cards depict pattern block design outlines, and ask children how many and what type of blocks are needed to fill in an outlined design, to continue a design, or to complete other tasks. Pattern block outlines are true-to-size, so children can lay pattern blocks right on the card to solve the problem, or create a design. This set includes 22 single-sided 8.5" x 11" task cards and instructions. ~ Anh

  • Item #: 013718
    ISBN: 9781583242766
    Retail: $16.99
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    Armed with this book and a small set of pattern blocks, you'll be ready to have some fun with your young one exploring all kinds of math concepts. Similar to the Math Discoveries books, this volume has a little broader range while retaining the fun flavor of those explorations. Every "lesson" has a Focal Point which explains its goal. This is followed by a short materials list (usually just pattern blocks) and instructions for leading the activity. A nice additional feature is the Guided Learning section which gives you a little scripted dialogue to use after the activity. An extension activity is also provided at the bottom of each teacher page which invites you to "Explore More with PB" (PB being a little mascot character). Facing this teaching page is the activity page itself – very crisply and cleanly done. While the activities are fun and informal, the amount and breadth of learning is impressive. After an exploration and discovery unit, this 133-page volume covers numbers & operations, geometry, measurement, algebra and probability & statistics. Activities within these units are orderly, beginning with simple concepts and building to more complex. For example, the Algebra section begins with simple patterns and sequences and culminates with an activity titled "Guess the Robot's Secret" which introduces functions. So while "playing" and having guided fun with pattern blocks, your child is getting some real meat in their math diet. The groundwork you lay here will pay off later when some of these mental connections are already in place for higher level math work.

  • Item #: 011915
    Retail: $19.99
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    Yet another great way to use a classic favorite! Well-built wooden box features vivid, colorful patterns displayed attractively on 10 wooden panels. Set includes over 100 wooden pattern blocks in 6 different shapes and colors to replicate the pattern shown. Not just fun playthings, pattern blocks can also be used as basic math manipulatives to teach geometric shapes and relationships, symmetry, fractional relationships, counting, sorting, creativity, spatial problem solving, and the list goes on ...

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  • Item #: MP3000
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