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Twin Sculpture

15 min1 participant

Develop tactile exploration technique and location of bricks, to recreate an identical flat sculpture

Let's play!

  1. Find the sculpture created on one of the base plates

  2. Take your time to explore it

  3. Make a twin sculpture on the other base plate.

How to prepare

  • 8 equal sign bricks (“=”)

  • 2 base plates

  • 1 bowl

Create a flat 4-brick sculpture on one base plate. Place the other 4 bricks in a bowl.

Facilitation tips

  • Allow adequate time for trial and error method to create proper reproduction on the base plate.

  • Suggest removal and relocation of sculpture, if it doesn’t fit on the base plate.

Possible variations

  • Change the number of bricks, or sculptures.

  • Create 3D sculptures.

  • Peer play: one player creates, the other, reproduces the sculpture.

Download & print

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Children will develop these holistic skills

Cognitive

  • Tell, express, analyse: Explain process of doing, playing

Emotional

  • Know the purpose of the activity

Creative

  • Reproduce, assemble, organize, link graphic patterns and then create new ones

Physical

  • Recognize and discriminate SHAPES by touch

Social

  • Plan and carry out routine or non-routine activities requiring multiple steps

Did you know?

Children can learn to carry out multi-step activities, resist distractions and choose tasks suited to their interests and skill level, just as they can learn to use more advanced problem-solving strategies.

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