Activity

Grade
3

What Comes Next? Jersey Countdown

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

3 jerseys on a clothes line. The 1st is #92. The 2nd is #75. The 3rd is #58.

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

Challenge

Where do you think this pattern will end? What number will be on the last jersey?

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

Follow-up

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