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Continue the Rhythm

10 min1 participant

Recognize patterns of bricks, learn left to right reading direction, promote creativity with pattern completion.

Let's play!

  1. Feel the bricks on the base plate. They are arranged in a rhythm.

  2. Pick bricks to continue the rhythm.

How to prepare

  • 1 base plate

  • 12 bricks or more

  • 1 bowl

Start a simple left to right pattern on the top left of the base plate with 4 bricks: i.e. one vertical brick - one horizontal - another vertical, one horizontal…

Place the rest of the bricks in the bowl.

Facilitation tips

  • Suggest setting the rhythm to music: e.g. a short sound for a vertical brick, a long sound for a horizontal one. Move your finger along the pattern and sing its song.

  • Change perspective: ask the child to start a new rhythm for you to complete.

Possible variations

  • Change the number of bricks.

  • Vary the pattern: space between the bricks; 2 bricks next to each other, 1 separate, 2 next to each other…; a mini tower of 2 bricks, 1 alone, a mini tower of 2…

Download & print

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Children will develop these holistic skills

cognitive skills

  • Use numbers to show a rank, a position: Build a suite identical to a proposed ordered suite

emotional skills

  • Listen and empathize

creative skills

  • Reproduce and interpret a melodic and rhythmic model

physical skills

  • Develop bilateral hand use

social skills

  • Plan and carry out routine or non-routine activities requiring multiple steps

Did you know?

  • Emotional, social, creative and physical skills are of equal value to cognitive skills; they must feature prominently in assessment.

  • This activity assists in development of the 5 holistic skills: cognitive, creative, emotional, physical and social.

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