Big-Block Dominoes

Big-Block Dominoes lesson plan

  • 1.

    Collect clean, recycled boxes, such as shoes boxes and milk cartons.

  • 2.

    Build anticipation. Every day, there's something new to do with this project.

  • 3.

    Pour paint in recycled aluminum pans to avoid spills.

  • 4.

    Use Crayola® School Glue to attach box lids. Flatten milk-carton tops and secure them with masking tape. Dry overnight.

  • 5.

    Spread newspaper over work area. Put on a Crayola® Art Smock. With Crayola® Washable Paint and So Big® Brushes, paint the boxes. Dry overnight.

  • 6.

    With different colors, paint a big round dot on each block. Dry overnight.

  • 7.

    Add Crayola® Glitter Glue to the dots. Dry overnight.

  • 8.

    Build with the blocks by matching dot colors face to face.


  • Letters, Numbers & Words
  • Reading Pictures
  • Physical: Balance
  • Physical: Eye - Hand Coordination
  • Physical: Large Motor
  • Physical: Small Muscles
  • Social & Emotional: Flexibility
  • Social & Emotional: Pretend Play
  • Thinking: Creating
  • Thinking: Problem Solving
  • Thinking: Understanding Concepts