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Lego / Building Challenges

Even if you dont have Lego you can try these challenges with any type of building block

Grown ups with any of these challenges children can do them as a stand alone challenge or if you wanted to add some element of literacy or maths you are welcome too. 

Literacy - ask them to write about what they have made (label it or plan it before making)

Maths - count the number of pieces, or red pieces. Talk about what they have used the most of or the least. Discuss shapes. 


We are always exited to see what you and your child have been doing together at home. 

Other building challenges

What can you make out of your recycling bin.


We love to do junk modelling at school, I wonder what you can make at home using things from your recycling bin?


Here are some ideas...