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Train Track

10 min1 participant

Let's play!

  1. Add bricks to finish the long train track at the top of the base plate.

  2. Pretend your finger is a train moving along the track.

How to prepare

  • 1 base plate 

  • 16 bricks

  • 1 bowl

Place one brick on the base plate: reading position, at the top left corner, to begin the train track.

Facilitation tips

  • Ask “Where is the train going?”.

  • 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 tracks.

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Children will develop these holistic skills

Physical

  • Learn through action, observation, analysis of personal action and observed activity
  • Learn through action, observation, analysis of personal action and observed activity: Repeat a gesture for stabilization and effectiveness

Emotional

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

Creative

  • Utilize adapted games/materials during free time

Cognitive

  • Recognize size concepts and relationships

Social

  • Comply with directions and limits from adults

Did you know?

  • Children have different learning interests and needs, and a great facilitator combines practices (free play, guided play and instruction) to meet children where they are and support them to grow.

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