Wouldn't this be an engaging provocation. It's a pity the link doesn't go through to the original source. I would have liked to see how the children approached this activity as well as some background about how the interest in robots evolved.
What can you find out about numbers? Mathematical Intention: one-to-one correspondence, counting, making ten, recognizing quantity arrangements, relate numerals to quantity, represent and describe numbers. Reggio inspired approach to math- provocation at Mathematics and Science in School District #38 (Richmond) ≈≈
Loose parts organization. Everything about this classroom was so carefully planned. The observation panels are at the child's level, wooden "pretend"plates on the table, pictures of the children using the materials..≈ ≈