Activity

Grade
K

What Comes Next? Double Dominoes

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

5 dominoes. First a yellow one with 1 dot on top and 1 on bottom. Then a green one with 2 dots on top and 2 on bottom. Next a yellow one with 3 dots on top and 3 on bottom. Then a green one with 4 dots on top and 4 on bottom. Last a yellow one with 5 dots on top and 5 on bottom.

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

Challenge

What would the 10th picture look like?

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

Follow-up

Create your own pattern and share it with someone else. Ask them what comes next! Use dominoes in your house, the dominoes below, or draw your own.

5 blank dominos