Floor Plan Maze

by Ling Bee Lain

#Scienceofplay24

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

Floor Plan Maze

Learning Framework

  • Physical - Controlling, balancing

  • Intellectual - Observing, comparing, discriminating directions

  • Emotional - Engagement

  • Social - Sharing, taking turns

Materials

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Step 1

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

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Step 3

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.

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Step 5

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!

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  • Coloured papers

  • Ruler

  • Pencil

  • Glue stick

  • Scissors

  • Straws

  • Plastic container covers

Step 2

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

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Step 4

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

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