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Enchanted Forest

10 min1 participant

Identify spatial relationships on a vertical plate, recognize notions of alignment and build columns to create trees.

Let's play!

  1. Add bricks to the base plate to help the tree grow.

  2. Let’s have a free play session!

How to prepare

  • 1 base plate

  • 16 random bricks or more

  • 1 bowl

Apply adhesive putty to the back of the base plate and stick it to a wall.

Attach one brick horizontally to the base plate: in the bottom left corner.

Facilitation tips

  • Suggest creation of an entire enchanted forest.

  • Ask “What makes it an enchanted forest?”.

Possible variations

  • Start the tree with more than one brick.

  • In preparation, start several trees.

  • Do not put the first brick and leave the base plate empty.

  • Play with peers.

Download & print

  • Download in .docx
  • Share via email

Children will develop these holistic skills

cognitive skills

  • Recognize and use notions of alignment, right angle, equality of lengths, middle, symmetry

emotional skills

  • Implement an artistic project

physical skills

  • Develop bilateral hand use

social skills

  • Engage in game, pretend play activities, verbal play with peers

Did you know?

  • Creative skill means coming up with ideas, expressing them and transforming them into reality by creating associations, symbolizing and representing ideas and providing meaningful experience for others. 

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