Building a Playground

Building a Playground

Joshua Rae Martin

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743908719

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There is a contest at a school to design a new playground. The students use blocks to build their models. As they build, they use three-dimensional shapes. Some students build a train out of blocks for the younger students to play on. Can you guess which three-dimensional shape they use for the train's wheels? Read to find out which design wins. 32pp.

Reading Level
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Games & Activities Numbers & Concepts Shapes, Sizes & Colors
Interest Age
Ages 6-8
1st Grade 2nd Grade
English (US)
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