Straw Structure Activity To Teach Kids About Shapes

Here’s a fun structure for your little builders and innovators to engage with. Use clay and straw to teach your little one about 3D shapes. As he/she gets curious and asks questions, you can also teach your kid about different dimensions in simple ways with straw structure activity!

How this activity will help your child:

  • Increase your child’s coordination and imagination
  • Boost your child’s knowledge on shapes and structures
  • Keep your child away from the TV and smartphone

Materials Required:
  1. Clay
  2. Straw
  3. A pair of scissors



Instructions for Straw Structure Activity:
  1. Roll the clay into four same-sized spheres.
  2. Cut the straw so they are of the same size
  3. Fix the clay with the straw to form a triangle
  4. Attach the clay on top with the straw to form a complete pyramid

And that’s what Egyptian pyramids look like!

If your child enjoyed this activity, then he/she is sure to love our ‘Little Architect‘ box—with interesting activities and puzzles that will teach him/her about shapes, structures, and the outdoor world!

90% of a child’s permanent foundation for brain development occurs in the early years according to Rauch Foundation. An overuse of gadgets can only stunt this growth and cause a negative impact on the child’s overall development.
If your child is spending more time swiping and scrolling, instead of interaction with the real world, you need to act before it’s too late.
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Gayathri breathes Harry Potter as much as she breathes air. Yes, a hardcore Potterhead! She loves to play with words, write goofy and humorous articles, dabble in art & craft activities, and crack terrible jokes. Having worked as a copywriter with an ad agency, she is currently a content writer at Flintobox!

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