Why do this problem?
This particular activity
is a good one to start with if you are not used to carrying out open activities. The children usually enjoy it providing that the introduction is carried out in a way that captivates them! It also provides an easy situation for pupils to start altering the rules for further
Show the cuboids and the spaces for the lambs with some suitable resources rather than relying on the pictures, for example Cuisenaire rods or mutlilink cubes joined together.
How are you checking that you've got the young lamb safely protected?
Encourage pupils to ask and pursue their own questions.
After trying this problem, pupils might like to have a go at Fencing
Some children may need help with recording their work, for example using a drawing program on the computer.