Do you have a pile of multicolor Legos, some tennis ball cans and a few 1st graders? Organize your objects into clear cans and let students easily see what is inside. This easy and expandable lesson is fun for students and teachers as the messy pile turns into useful order. The kids learn social skills and go deeper into sorting by attributes.
Legos, manipulatives, or anything else that needs sorting.
Empty tennis ball cans.
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Step 1: Containers
Start with empty tennis ball cans and willing helpers.
Step 2: Pile
You also need a pile of things to sort.
Step 3: Get Help
Put your team on the task
Step 4: Have Fun
Have fun building and socializing while tidying up.
Step 5: Enjoy
Enjoy your finished product
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Classroom Organization Challenge