Floor Plan Maze

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Learning Framework?

  • Physical
  • Intellectual
  • Emotional
  • Social

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WHAT CHILDREN WILL LEARN

  • Physical - Controlling, balancing
  • Intellectual - Observing, comparing, discriminating directions
  • Emotional - Engagement
  • Social - Sharing, taking turns
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Children will create a floor plan and play it like a maze.
Skill Level
Advanced
Suitable for
5-6 years old
Estimated time
> 30 mins
Environment
Indoors

What You Will Need

  • Coloured papers
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors
  • Straws
  • Plastic container covers

Step 1

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Gather the materials.

Step 2

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Create a base for the cover. Trace the cover on a coloured paper and cut it out.

Step 3

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Introduce to children the idea of mapping a floor plan that represents your house. Together with the children, map out the layout of the house by drawing lines to represent walls, leaving gaps (of two-finger spacing) for the doors on the cut-out paper

Step 4

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With the drawn map, cut the straws to different length according to the drawing. Engage the help of the children, glue the straws over the lines.

Step 5

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A maze is complete! Now, you may secure it onto the cover.

Step 6

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You may make your own ball by tearing a piece of paper or get a marble. And you are ready to have a rolling good time!

Ask the Kids

How can we increase the level of difficulty of the maze?

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