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Finish the Road

10 min1 participant

Let's play!

  1. Add bricks to finish the road across the top of the base plate – don’t leave any cracks to fall through.

  2. Add a LEGO mini figure: make it walk or jump across the road, from left to right.

  3. Feel the bumps in the road.

How to prepare

  • 1 base plate

  • 8 random bricks

  • 1 bowl

Place one brick on the base plate: horizontally, at the top left corner, to begin the road.

Facilitation tips

  • Suggest “Show me how you follow the road with your index finger!”.

  • Ask “Can you tell me where there are a lot of studs and where you feel just a few?”.

  • Affix the base plate to the wall in a vertical plane to change perspective and facilitate understanding spatial notion.

Possible variations

  • Change the starting number of bricks.

  • Add more roads.

  • Create a vertical road, one with turns, …

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Children will develop these holistic skills

Cognitive

  • Recognize and use notions of alignment, right angle, equality of lengths, middle, symmetry

Emotional

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

Physical

  • Manipulate: make an intentional movement with an object

Creative

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

Social

  • Request and accept help from others, use peers as a resource

Did you know?

  • Playful experiences are worthwhile in early education because children find them highly engaging-driven by an inner curiosity and enthusiasm, they try harder, persist for longer and think more deeply.

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