Learn left to right reading direction, notions of alignment to complete the track made of bricks and drive the train.
Add bricks to finish the long train track at the top of the base plate.
Pretend your finger is a train moving along the track.
How to prepare
1 base plate
Place one brick on the base plate: reading position, at the top left corner, to begin the train track.
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.
Change the starting number of bricks.
Add more tracks.
Children will develop these holistic skills
- Learn through action, observation, analysis of personal action and observed activity: Repeat a gesture for stabilization and effectiveness
- Control motor skills and emotional commitment to succeed in simple actions
- Utilize adapted games/materials during free time
- Recognize size concepts and relationships
- 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.
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.