Holiday gift tag patterns

One of many fun finds during the Christmas season are bright and beautiful gift tags. I collected a few different sets and then set them out as an invitation to make simple patterns on our home made pattern board…

Holiday Gift Tag Patterns by Teach Preschool

To make the pattern board, I added 3M hooks to a long piece of heavy white cardboard. The pattern board can be used for any season or theme and with anything that has a hole large enough to slip through the small hooks on the board or anything that has a ribbon attached…

Holiday Gift Tag Patterns by Teach Preschool

I taped my boards to an empty space on my walls to give my students an extra thing to stop by and try throughout the day…

Holiday Gift Tag Patterns by Teach Preschool

Some of my students preferred to work alone making a pattern while others liked to work with a friend…

Holiday Gift Tag Patterns by Teach Preschool

The boards can be used for other kinds of games too and are a nice way to add a little extra something to explore or think about around the classroom…

Holiday Gift Tag Patterns by Teach Preschool

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By |2013-12-14T06:00:47+00:00December 14th, 2013|

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Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. has been working and teaching in the field of early childhood education for over 30 years. Deborah currently owns and teaches in her own part-time, private preschool called The Children’s Studio. Deborah’s deep passion for teaching and working with young children is documented and then graciously shared with millions of readers around the world through her blog and other social networking communities. Deborah believes that young children learn best through play and exploration and embraces this belief in all that she does in her own classroom so that she can effectively and passionately share rewarding, real- life, tried-and-true practices with other teachers, parents, and leaders across the field of early childhood education.


  1. Mary Catherine December 14, 2013 at 10:22 am - Reply

    My students would love this at our math center — thanks so much for (yet another) great, meaningful idea.

  2. Sue Cappucci December 14, 2013 at 4:09 pm - Reply

    I LOVE the homemade pattern board. I am going to have to make this for my classroom. It would be a big hit.

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