Reception Complex Repeating Patterns

Learn how to continue a pattern by playing this fun Reception Complex Repeating Patterns Game! Which shape comes next? Drag and drop the shapes and see if you are correct.

Teacher Specific Information

This Reception Repeating Patterns Game will help children continue complex ABC/ABB patterns. Encourage children to identify the next shapes in a complex repeating pattern. Children may wish to recreate their own patterns on paper or using objects. 

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Development Matters

40 – 60 Months
(MS-13) Uses familiar objects and common shapes to create and recreate patterns and build models.

Early Learning Goal
(ELG12) Children use everyday language to talk about size, weight, capacity, position, distance, time and money to compare quantities and objects and to solve problems. They recognise, create and describe patterns. They explore characteristics of everyday objects and shapes and use mathematical language to describe them.