Create an Engineering Mystery Bag Challenge for Kids - Childhood101
This is a sponsored post. If you are a fan of the hit TV reality competition, Masterchef, then you would be familiar with the concept of the mystery box challenge – it’s actually my favourite part of the show! For those who don’t know, the contestants are each presented with a box of identical, mystery […]
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Odyssey of the Mind lesson with my 5th graders....
Our 5th grade class is great group of kids. One of them was having a birthday and another student asked if we could do a little something extra for her. Birthday girl is a big fan of the Hunger Games so I decided to do an Odyssey of the Mind practice lesson I had read months ago (another teacher at our school told me about Odyssey of the Mind several months ago and I've been hooked since then). My exact numbers are surely off but it was something to the effect of- each team consists of 5-7…
Homemade Lego Listening Game - StoriesAndChildren.com
The Objective of the Lego Listening Game … is for one player to arrange his/her blocks in exactly the same design/pattern as the other player. The catch is that players cannot see each others’ blocks/board but must rely only on verbal instructions. This is a fabulous game for developing both spoken language and vocabulary as well as listening skills!
Unanswered Questions & The Mysteries of Harris Burdick
We started our day with PETS and learned about divergent thinking. We talked a lot about brainstorming and piggybacking ideas off of each other. Students were given many different kinds of pictur…