Find the Crazy Duck
Compare different orientations of bricks on a base plate. Find and manipulate the crazy duck to place it back in line.
Explore the base plate.
Find the crazy duck who is out of order.
Pick the crazy duck and replace it correctly in the row.
How to prepare
1 base plate
10 bricks or more
Make a line of spaced bricks in reading position, across the top of the base plate.
Place one of those bricks in the opposite direction.
Ask “Why do you think the duck was out of line?”.
Ask “Make a row with one crazy duck for me”.
Change bricks orientation (allow enough space to replace ducks).
Change number of crazy ducks.
Change number of rows.
Children will develop these holistic skills
- Name spatial relationships
- Compare - discover similarities, differences, and preferences: sort and match
- Reproduce, assemble, organize, link graphic patterns and then create new ones
- Follow rules in games led by adult, take turns
Did you know?
Because child development is beautifully complex, we take a holistic view and highlight the importance of children’s physical, social, cognitive, creative and emotional skills and how these complements and interact with one another.
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LEGO® Braille Bricks activities: ORIENTATION
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LEGO® Braille Bricks activities: CONSTELLATION
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