Grade
2

What Comes Next? Cube Trains

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What do you notice? What do you wonder? What comes next?

First, a blue box with 3 loose cubes. Next, a blue box with 1 train of 10 cubes and 3 loose cubes. Then a blue box with 2 trains of 10 cubes and 3 loose cubes. Next, a white box with 4 loose cubes. Then a white box with 1 train of 10 cubes and 4 loose cubes. Next, a white box with 2 trains of 10 cubes and 4 loose cubes. Last, a blue box with 5 loose cubes.

Show or tell what the next few pictures look like. Describe how you know.

Challenge

What would the 15th picture look like?

What might earlier and later pictures look like? Why do you think so?

Share

Create your own pattern and share it with someone else. Ask them what comes next!