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Gold Nugget

10 min1 participant

Searching and digging for gold, to find and manipulate LEGO bricks, in a treasure hunting activity.

Let's play!

  1. Remove the bricks one by one to find the LEGO Braille Bricks inside this rock: it is a Gold Nugget

  2. Place the bricks that are not the Gold Nugget in the bowl

  3. Attach your Gold Nugget to the base plate

How to prepare

  • 1 base plate

  • 10 classic 2x4 LEGO bricks

  • 1 letter brick “G”

  • 1 bowl

Build a construction around the letter brick “G”, using the 10 classic 2x4 LEGO bricks.

Facilitation tips

  • Allow choice of treasure to be found, according to the child's interests

Possible variations

  • Change the letter brick to coincide with chosen treasure

  • Change the number/shape of LEGO bricks

  • Increase the number of Gold Nuggets

  • Increase the number of rocks

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Children will develop these holistic skills

Cognitive

  • Recognize, classify and sort shapes in 2 dimensions

Creative

  • Describe an organization produced or observed

Physical

  • Compare - discover similarities, differences, and preferences: sort and match

Emotional

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

Social

  • Plan and carry out routine or non-routine activities requiring multiple steps

Did you know?

Children can learn to carry out multi-step activities, resist distractions and choose tasks suited to their interests and skill level, just as they can learn to use more advanced problem-solving strategies.

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