Let's Race

by Vicki Ong

Who needs the F1 when you can have a car race in the comfort of your home? Build your very own race track and have your very own Grand Prix with your child.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Suitable For: 4 - 5 years old

Estimated Time: 15 - 30 mins

Environment: Indoors

Let's Race

Learning Framework

  • Physical - None

  • Intellectual - Inventions and technology, asking questions, decision making, problem solving, testing

  • Emotional - Confidence, self-directed learner, comfortable and happy with themselves, perseverance, inventiveness, engagement

  • Social - None


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Step 1

Draw a two lines opposite each other along the length of an empty toilet roll.

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Step 3

Stick the race tracks onto a wall. Arrange them such that the toy car can leap from one to another without falling out.

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Step 5

Use different cars and have a race with your child to see whose car clears the tracks most quickly.

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  • Sticky Notes

  • Toy Car

  • Marker Pen

  • Empty Toilet Rolls

  • Coloured Tape

  • Scissors

  • Ruler

Step 2

Cut along the lines to halve the toilet roll and create the race tracks. Repeat Steps 2 and 3 to create more race tracks.

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Step 4

Create a start sign with a piece of sticky note.

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