Skip to content
Have fun written in Braille

Roll and Pick Numbers

10 min2 participants

Search, identify and collect specific number bricks on a base plate in a peer-play activity.

Let's play!

  1. Player 1: Roll the die, read it 

  2. Player 1: Find all the bricks on the base plate that are the same number you rolled.

  3. Player. 1: Place them in your bowl

  4. Player 2: Follow the same directions and take turns until no bricks remain on the baseplate.

The winner is the player with the most bricks.

How to prepare

  • 1 base plate

  • 1 number sign brick

  • 12 number bricks (2x “1”, 2x “2”… 2x “6”)

  • 2 bowls

  • 1 die

Place all the number bricks anywhere on the baseplate, in various positions (vertical, horizontal)

Facilitation tips

  • Explain “Number sign brick placed once on the top left corner of the baseplate indicates all bricks are numbers.”

  • Suggest “Can you imagine a math story using the same rules?”

Possible variations

  • Use 2 dice and write numbers up to 12

  • Place uneven numbers of equal bricks

Download & print

  • Download in .docx
  • Share via email

Children will develop these holistic skills

Cognitive

  • Stabilize knowledge of small numbers: Associate the written number, constellations of dice, finger configurations, dot cards corresponding to a counted quantity (up to 10)

Creative

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

Emotional

  • Share rules, roles and responsibilities

Social

  • Participate with other students in both leadership and follower roles

Physical

  • Discover the “spatial organisation of a page”: Take reference points in the page

Did you know?

« Play is intrinsic to the human being from birth. It is a source of knowledge, relationships, interactions and learning. It is from play that every child comes to form his or her individuality and role in the community. » Jennifer Vega

Braille activity groups

Characters

Learn braille letters, numbers, mathematic symbols and punctuation signs and know how to read and write them.

18 activities

Literacy

Assemble characters brick by brick and play with words in order to develop the ability to read and write.

18 activities

Numeracy

Assemble characters, play with numbers and develop the ability to do basic mathematics and geometry.

18 activities

Quick activity finder

Pre-braille activities

Braille activities

18 activities in Characters