I had them draw "blue prints" with blue construction paper and white crayons.
Then I had them try to build what they drew. While they were building Bria was talking about how 2 of her buildings were 6 blocks high and 1 was 4 blocks high. She was very specific about that.
So after building we decided to measure them in blocks. And measure a few stuffed toys.
|Eli wanted to build too, but he did NOT want to be measured!|
We talked a little about how it took more Lego's to measure the same length as it did blocks because the Lego's were smaller.
And we had cheese cubes as a snack. I gave the girls some toothpicks, so they could design buildings with the cheese cubes. Eli just had to stack his; which he was happy to do.