Find Five

Find Five lesson plan

  • 1.

    Young children relish problems to solve. Find Five is a math problem with a twist. See eyes light up as children use their intelligences to design, make, and decorate a unique creation.

  • 2.

    Offer a variety of clean, recycled objects for children’s constructions, such as paper-towel tubes, produce trays, and boxes.

  • 3.

    Toddlers require close adult supervision to ensure safety. Glue may be the center of interest.

  • 4.

    Find five items to create an art project. Construct anything you can imagine, with these five things. Try several designs until you find one that pleases you.

  • 5.

    Connect the structure with Crayola® School Glue. Dry overnight.

  • 6.

    Cover your work area with newspaper. Put on a Crayola® Art Smock. Paint your construction with Crayola® Washable Kid’s Paint and So Big® Brushes. Dry overnight.


  • Asking Questions
  • Letters, Numbers & Words
  • Physical: Balance
  • Physical: Eye - Hand Coordination
  • Physical: Large Motor
  • Physical: Small Muscles
  • Social & Emotional: Flexibility
  • Social & Emotional: Making Friends
  • Thinking: Creating
  • Thinking: Problem Solving
  • Thinking: Understanding Concepts