These Geoboard Patterns and Mats are great for early learners. Not only does this geoboard activity help them work and create with their hands, but it’s fun and engaging as well.
Geoboards are an awesome STEM activity that is also a wonderful tool for building fine motor skills, visual perception, and helps with their attention span. These printable geoboard mats are quick and easy to set up, with minimal supplies needed, and will be enjoyed by all.
Geoboard Patterns and Mats – Geoboard Activity for Fine Motor Skills
This Geoboard Patterns and Mats pack contains hundreds of pages of different themed geoboard mats that your children will love to recreate on their geoboards. With two different degrees of difficulty, these activities can be enjoyed multiple times and in a variety of ways.
This geoboard activity is good for early learners to gain confidence as well as kindergarten-aged to focus in on skills, too.
Materials Required for this Geoboard Activity:
- White paper
- Dry erase markers
- Geoboard and bands. I used these Geoboards but… you need to use really small rubber bands or double tie them. I suggest you get this large 11×11 geoboard mat. It is easier for younger children. The one I use included 5 pins by 5 pins, but it was a little challenging based on the size of the bands we had. The larger one has 11 pins but works better overall for little hands. This one is harder to find but it’s also available here.
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These Geoboard Patterns and Mats pack contains hundreds of pages of fun geoboards for children to create.
These geoboard mats are easy to prepare. Just print, laminate if you wish (though recommended for durability) and have fun and enjoy. While working on these geoboard patterns and creating different images on their geoboards, children will be building up strength in their hand muscles, developing spatial skills, practicing their fine motor skills while working on following visual instructions.
In this geoboard activity, you will find ten different themed geoboard sets. Each set contains ten different geoboards, so there are 100 different geoboards that children can create. The ten themes you will find are:
- Pet Shop
For each theme, there are three different sets of geoboards. Set one contains an easy geoboard, tracing practice, letter recognition practice and asks children to count the number of bands used.
How to Use Geobard Patterns and Mats
As you can see, using these geoboard mats can vary. There are spaces for children to make the letters, make the words, and then make the picture of what the word is as well.
There is even a section for your child to count up the bands and write down how many they used during this fun geoboard activity.
In one simple geoboard pattern, your child will be working on upper and lower case letters, creativity in completing a picture, counting, and recognition. Not to mention using their hands and minds, too!
Set two contains a more difficult geoboard, as well as all the other activities: tracing practice, letter recognition, and counting practice. Set three is set two, but in black and white for those who wish to save on ink.
Think you’re ready to see if this is a good activity for your child? Check out the geoboard pattern sample below!
Get the full product with 200 geoboard mats in color and black and white here.
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