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Park the Car

10 min1 participant

Let's play!

  1. Pick a car with 2 passengers from the bowl and park it in the top left parking spot.

  2. Pick a car with 5 passengers and park it in the bottom right spot.

  3. Pick a car with 1 passenger and park it in the top right spot.

  4. Pick a car with 3 passengers and park it in the bottom left spot.

  5. 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

  • 1 bowl

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.

Facilitation tips

  • 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…

Possible variations

  • Change number of spots.

  • Create cars with only 1 passenger.

  • Change the number of passengers.

  • Park several cars in the same spot.

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Children will develop these holistic skills

Cognitive

  • Recognize spatial relationships

Creative

  • Organize objects in play
  • Organize objects in play: Use a toy resembling a “real” object to represent that object

Physical

  • Improve listening comprehension skills
  • Improve listening comprehension skills: Understand vocabulary

Emotional

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

Social

  • 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.

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