To develop visual discrimination.
To develop appreciation for building.
To encourage verbal expression.
To find shapes in the environment.
To engage in counting activities.
To develop descriptive vocabulary.
Notepad or clipboard. Large sheets of paper & black marker.
1. Prepare a list of questions to ask while on the walk. Keep a clipboard or notepad to record buildings with simple drawings. Record number of windows etc.
2. Take the class on a walking tour of the area near the school. Look at the shapes of windows, count them. Look at tall buildings, do they have stairs or elevators? Do people live or work in the building? Look at roof shapes.
3. In the classroom, draw simple shape of a building seen on the walk. Put in the number of windows recorded and count them with the group. Repeat with another building for comparison.