Building Block Games Physical Development Kindergarten Age 5 First Term Lesson Notes Week 9

Subject: Physical Development

Class: Kindergarten

Term: First Term

Week: Week 9

Topic: Building Block Games

Duration: 30 minutes

Behavioural Objectives:

  • Recognize different colors and shapes.
  • Sort and match shapes correctly to the colors.
  • Create their own block buildings.

Set Induction: Hello, children! Today, we are going to play with colorful blocks. We will learn about different colors and shapes and build fun things together!

Entry Behaviour: Students have basic knowledge of colors and shapes from previous lessons.

Building Background / Connection to Prior Knowledge: We have learned about colors and shapes. Today, we will use blocks to build different things and match shapes to colors.

Embedded Core Skills:

  • Fine motor skills
  • Cognitive development
  • Creativity

Learning Resources and Materials:

  • Soft toy blocks of different shapes and colors
  • Wooden blocks
  • Colored markers
  • Cardboard
  • Printable worksheets
  • Safe space for play

Instructional Materials:

  • Visual aids showing different block structures
  • Flashcards with colors and shapes


  1. Introduction to different colors and shapes.
  2. Demonstration of sorting and matching shapes to colors.
  3. Guided practice in small groups to create block buildings.

Explanation: Building block games help us recognize colors and shapes. We will learn to sort and match different shapes to their colors. Then, we will use the blocks to build fun structures.


  1. Blocks can be different ______. a) colors b) tastes c) sounds d) smells
  2. We use blocks to build ______. a) food b) buildings c) music d) clothes
  3. A square block has ______ sides. a) three b) four c) five d) six
  4. A triangle block has ______ corners. a) two b) three c) four d) five
  5. The color of the sky is ______. a) blue b) red c) green d) yellow
  6. We match shapes to their ______. a) sounds b) colors c) sizes d) tastes
  7. A circle block has ______ sides. a) no b) two c) four d) six
  8. The color of grass is ______. a) blue b) red c) green d) yellow
  9. A rectangle block has ______ long sides. a) one b) two c) three d) four
  10. The sun is usually ______. a) blue b) yellow c) green d) red

Class Activity Discussion:

  1. Why do we play with blocks?
    • Answer: To learn about colors, shapes, and to build fun things.
  2. What shapes can blocks be?
    • Answer: Squares, triangles, circles, and rectangles.
  3. How do we match shapes to colors?
    • Answer: By finding the block with the same color as the shape.
  4. Can blocks help us learn about sizes?
    • Answer: Yes, we can compare different sizes of blocks.
  5. What should we do if we can’t match a shape?
    • Answer: Ask a friend or teacher for help.
  6. Why is it important to play with blocks?
    • Answer: It helps us develop our fine motor skills and creativity.
  7. Can we build anything with blocks?
    • Answer: Yes, we can use our imagination to create many things.
  8. How do we know the color of a block?
    • Answer: By looking at it and identifying the color.
  9. Can blocks be used to make patterns?
    • Answer: Yes, we can create different patterns with blocks.
  10. How do we keep our blocks organized?
    • Answer: By sorting them by color and shape after play.


  1. Step 1: Introduction: Today, we will learn about colors and shapes using blocks. We will build different things and match shapes to colors.
  2. Step 2: Demonstration: Watch as I show you how to sort and match shapes to colors using these blocks. Then, I will build a small house with them.
  3. Step 3: Guided Practice: Now, let’s get into small groups and practice sorting, matching, and building with our blocks.

Teacher’s Activities:

  • Demonstrate sorting and matching shapes to colors.
  • Show how to build simple structures with blocks.
  • Guide and assist students as they work in small groups.

Learners’ Activities:

  • Observe the demonstration and listen to instructions.
  • Sort and match shapes to colors.
  • Build their own structures using blocks in small groups.

Assessment: Observe students’ ability to recognize colors and shapes, and their creativity in building structures.

Conclusion: Today, we had fun learning about colors and shapes with blocks. We sorted and matched shapes to colors and built our own structures. Remember to use your imagination and keep practicing. Great job, everyone!

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