Car Without Wheels

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Learning Framework?

  • Physical
  • Intellectual
  • Emotional
  • Social

Endorsed by


  • Physical - Object control - pulling
  • Intellectual - Comparing sizes (big, little, tiny)
  • Emotional - Engagement between children and parents
  • Social - Playing with siblings

Children will create their very own pull-cart and explore around the house for favourite items that have different shapes on them.
Skill Level
Suitable for
3-4 years old
Estimated time
> 30 mins

What You Will Need

  • Tissue box without a top surface
  • Hole puncher
  • Yarn or string
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors
  • Different shape such as triangles
  • Circles and squares cut outs in 3 different sizes and of different colours
  • White wrapper

Step 1


Gather the materials.

Step 2


Wrap or paint the box if necessary.

Step 3


Choose a shape that child would like to work with and pick out 3 piece of that shape in its 3 different sizes.

Step 4


Arrange them accordingly to big, little and tiny and paste them accordingly on the chosen side of the box.

Step 5


Once all the sides are covered, string a piece of yarn or string through one of the surface and secure it tightly. HERE, IT IS READY! you can now pull it around the house and start putting your favourite items of any of the shapes inside!

Ask the Kids

Can you sort your items into big and tiny?

On which side of the item you have picked did you find the shape?

How many shapes can you find on the items you have picked?

Can you identify and name the shapes?

If you like, share what your kids answered in the comments below