Lighthouse Patterns

Pattern matching is a big part of computational thinking. It is part of generalising solutions. Here are some pattern matching puzzles suitable for primary pre-coders (UK KS1, KS2) and support numeracy.

Write the number in the light of the lighthouse that continues the pattern.


A good way to spot many number patterns is to make a new series of numbers by subtracting the numbers next to each other in the original series.

Lighthouse Puzzle Sheet 1

Lighthouse Puzzle Sheet 2


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