Read, understand and organize numbers according to rank. Create a strategy to arrange bricks and build a staircase.
Find the number “1” brick in the bowl and begin to build a staircase using it as the first step.
Continue building the staircase with the bricks from the box and the bowl. The top brick of each step must be the number brick equal to the number of bricks in the step.
Check to be sure the steps are numbered “1” to “9”.
How to prepare
1 base plate
All the bricks
1 number sign brick
Place 9 number bricks (”1” to “9”) in the bowl.
Place number sign in the top left corner of the base plate to indicate the bricks represent numbers.
Ask “What strategy did you use to build the staircase?”.
Ask “What could you find at the top of the staircase?”.
Change the size of the staircase.
Begin with a number “9” step and build downward.
Use only number bricks requiring all bricks in each step to be the same number.
Children will develop these holistic skills
- Put into words procedures in peer-to-peer exchanges
- Cooperate and share: Organize work in a group to develop a common task and/or collective production and make own skills and knowledge available to others
- Identify the braille characters: numerals 0-9
- Recognize and discriminate SIZE by touch : Compare sizes
- Recognize and discriminate SIZE by touch : Sort by sizes
Did you know?
Socially interactive activities involve learners working together in groups, using strategies that have been designed to maximize the benefit of cooperative learning.
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