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Exploring build

Play is about building on ideas and working through solutions for different needs. Explore building your imagination and confidence! Think about how you create space, security, safety, boundaries and moving parts that work together.


Play activity

Build a den, fort or playhouse indoors using household, recycled or natural materials in your home or backyard.

Sample materials

  • Blankets
  • Tarp
  • Pillows
  • Cardboard boxes
  • Sticks of any kind
  • Bedsheets
  • Toys
  • Chairs or stools
  • Anything else you can think of
forts 

Play challenge

Build a device with moving parts that can move as quickly as possible and travel the farthest.

Sample materials

  • Cardboard
  • Popsicle sticks
  • Empty pop cans
  • Bottle lids
recycled materials cars 

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