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Finish the Road

10 min1 participant

Learn left to right reading direction, use notions of alignment to complete and walk across road made of bricks.

Let's play!

  1. Add bricks to finish the road across the top of the base plate – don’t leave any cracks to fall through.

  2. Add a LEGO mini figure: make it walk or jump across the road, from left to right.

  3. Feel the bumps in the road.

How to prepare

  • 1 base plate

  • 8 random bricks

  • 1 bowl

  • 1 LEGO mini figure

Place one brick on the base plate: horizontally, at the top left corner, to begin the road.

Facilitation tips

  • Suggest “Show me how you follow the road with your index finger!”.

  • Ask “Can you tell me where there are a lot of studs and where you feel just a few?”.

  • Affix the base plate to the wall in a vertical plane to change perspective and facilitate understanding spatial notion.

Possible variations

  • Change the starting number of bricks.

  • Add more roads.

  • Create a vertical road, one with turns, …

Download & print

  • Download in .docx

Children will develop these holistic skills

cognitive skills

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

emotional skills

  • Control motor skills and emotional commitment to succeed in simple actions

physical skills

  • Manipulate: make an intentional movement with an object

creative skills

  • Engage in solitary play activities for an ability appropriate amount of time

social skills

  • Request and accept help from others, use peers as a resource

Did you know?

  • Playful experiences are worthwhile in early education because children find them highly engaging-driven by an inner curiosity and enthusiasm, they try harder, persist for longer and think more deeply.

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