Bricks Activity


  • Aug 21 2010 12:06 PM

    Robert Preston

    This resource was matched by a member of the Brokers of Expertise standards matching team. While this site is determined to be K-2, this could be an interesting challenge for older students.

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This resource from the Math Forum, reviewed for grades Pre-K-2 by Illuminations, is a hands-on activity that asks students to explore different arrangements of bricks in order to form the strongest wall, one with a "fault-free" pattern. Students use manipulatives such as dominos to help find a solution. Read the full review on the Illuminations site, where you can access this resource directly. Click the full record view to see alternate reviews of this resource for different grade bands.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: PS/Pre-K to 2

    Topics: Geometry, Mathematics


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    • Teacher Materials

    Tool for: Administrators, Parents, Teachers


    Instructional Strategy

    Teaching Method: Cooperative Learning; Hands-on Learning