Park the Car
Improve Listening comprehension and spatial relationship understanding. Park the right car in the right spot.
Pick a car with 2 passengers from the bowl and park it in the top left parking spot.
Pick a car with 5 passengers and park it in the bottom right spot.
Pick a car with 1 passenger and park it in the top right spot.
Pick a car with 3 passengers and park it in the bottom left spot.
Have a free play with cars!
How to prepare
1 base plate
8 letter bricks: 2 “B”, 2 “Q”, 2 “A”, 2 “D”
16 or more random bricks or classic LEGO bricks
Create 4 cars with the 4 pairs of identical bricks and place them in the bowl. .
Build a cross with the random bricks, in the middle of the base plate, to create a 4-car parking lot.
Attaching 2 bricks together make the car taller and easier to feel when parked on the base plate!
Preliminary exercise: explore the parking lot and name the locations of each spot - top left, bottom right…
Change number of spots.
Create cars with only 1 passenger.
Change the number of passengers.
Park several cars in the same spot.
Children will develop these holistic skills
- Recognize spatial relationships
- Organize objects in play: Use a toy resembling a “real” object to represent that object
- Improve listening comprehension skills: Understand vocabulary
- Control motor skills and emotional commitment to succeed in simple actions
- Listen and respond appropriately to adults and peers
Did you know?
When playing in an imaginary store, children use mathematical abilities and oral language skills.
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LEGO® Braille Bricks activities: CONSTELLATION
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