Children will use flower petals and other colorful materials to create mandalas and different unique patterns. This activity provides an opportunity for early math learning about quantity, patterns, and shapes.
|Add a Tech Twist||Optional: Use Microsoft Word and "Insert" > "Shapes" into a blank document. Copy-paste the shapes and arrange them to make a digital mandala.|
|Hints for uses in your library||Read the Program Planning section of Promising Practices: A Guide for Library Staff|
|Related Links||Encyclopaedia Britannaica: Mandalas|
|Originating Source||Bay Area Discovery Museum|
[Suggest a book]
|Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children|