Cars Without Wheels

by Amanda Tan

#Scienceofplay11

Children will create their very own pull-cart and explore around the house for favourite items that have different shapes on them.

Skill Level: Easy

Suitable For: 3 - 4 years old

Estimated Time: > 30 mins

Environment: Indoors

Cars Without Wheels

Learning Framework

  • Physical - Object control - pulling

  • Intellectual - Comparing sizes (big, little, tiny)

  • Emotional - Engagement between children and parents

  • Social - Playing with siblings

Materials

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Step 1

Wrap or paint the box if necessary.

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Step 3

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

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  • 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 2

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

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Step 4

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!

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