Park the Car
Improve Listening comprehension and spatial relationship understanding. Park the right car in the right spot.
Pick a car with 2 passengers from the bowl and park it in the top left parking spot.
Pick a car with 5 passengers and park it in the bottom right spot.
Pick a car with 1 passenger and park it in the top right spot.
Pick a car with 3 passengers and park it in the bottom left spot.
Have a free play with cars!
How to prepare
1 base plate
8 letter bricks: 2 “B”, 2 “Q”, 2 “A”, 2 “D”
16 or more random bricks or classic LEGO bricks
Create 4 cars with the 4 pairs of identical bricks and place them in the bowl. .
Build a cross with the random bricks, in the middle of the base plate, to create a 4-car parking lot.
Attaching 2 bricks together make the car taller and easier to feel when parked on the base plate!
Preliminary exercise: explore the parking lot and name the locations of each spot - top left, bottom right…
Change number of spots.
Create cars with only 1 passenger.
Change the number of passengers.
Park several cars in the same spot.
Children will develop these holistic skills
- Recognize spatial relationships
- Organize objects in play: Use a toy resembling a “real” object to represent that object
- Improve listening comprehension skills: Understand vocabulary
- Control motor skills and emotional commitment to succeed in simple actions
- Listen and respond appropriately to adults and peers
Did you know?
When playing in an imaginary store, children use mathematical abilities and oral language skills.
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.