Last week my students used the iPad2 camera for the first time. I was a little nervous about having them move around the room with the iPad without "hugging" it, but the equipment all made it through the afternoon in 1 piece. Groups of students created patterns and took a photo of them. They imported their photos into Skitch, circled the repeating pattern, and imported that into StoryBuddy to create a book of 5-8 patterns each. Patterns blocks were by far the favorite object to use in creating patterns.