About Caterpillars and Crafts Shop

The goal of this game is to recognize a pattern of beads and copy the pattern with a new set of beads.

Game Materials

String and beads, Directions


What's the math in this game?

This game is a playful and creative way for children to practice making patterns. Talk with children about their patterns! You can ask, “What comes next? How do you know?" and, "Can you tell me about your pattern's repeating unit?"

Download Directions for Caterpillars and Crafts Shop

Print these templates and invite children to playfully create, copy, extend, fix, and transfer patterns!
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