Build a Square Tower
Understand a 3D square shape, improve fine motor skills and create a strategy to build the square into a tower.
Add more floors to the tower, to make it taller and equal on all 4 sides.
How to prepare
Build a square with 6 bricks on the base plate.
Place the 30 other bricks in the bowl.
Make several floors beforehand.
Increase the number of towers to be built.
Use a timer.
Change the size of the square.
Children will develop these holistic skills
- Use and produce representations of solids and spatial situations
- Develop motor skills and build body language: Acquire specific techniques to improve efficiency
- Recognize, classify and sort shapes in 2 dimensions
- Plan and carry out routine or non-routine activities requiring multiple steps
Did you know?
LEGO Braille bricks are equal in size to the most common LEGO bricks. Its length is twice its width and allows easy construction.
Iteration - trying out possibilities, revising hypotheses and discovering the next question - leads to increased learning.
Pre-braille activity groups
Discover and get used to the bricks, learn how to handle, assemble and put them on the base plate.
Learn how to position the bricks on the base plate and be aware that their orientation is important.
Discover the braille cell and how studs are arranged in two columns. Learn how to differentiate the studs.
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