# Construction Materials

#### • Measurement

#### • Geometry

### Construction Materials Videos

Introduction to Maths with Construction Materials

A simple game with Linking Cubes

### Mathematical Language

Size: bigger, longer, shorter, smaller, taller.

### Using Construction Materials

#### Blocks

Smooth wood, plastic, or foam assorted blocks. These often include prisms, pyramids, cylinders, cones, arches etc

#### Brick

Brick type materials where the pieces join and form walls

#### Stick

Stick type materials that connect to join at junctions

constructions. Pieces may be referred to as cylinders. Young children will notice that some pieces roll, while others don’t. Children soon work out that if building a tower, strong foundation pieces are required.

### typical Classroom Requirements

#### class set:

A variety of construction materials.