Friday, February 7, 2014
Kindergarten Toy Designers
Today we had the kindergartners build toy vehicles that used magnets as "engines". Given a cup, a doughnut magnet, popsicle sticks, life savers, straws and tape the kindergartners were challenged to build a vehicle that they could "push" around with a wand magnet. All the students jumped in with great confidence and glee. All were successful and had great fun driving their vehicles around the classroom.
I love challenging the students to these types of fun exercises because it gives those students who don't normally construct things a chance to try out a new activity. And for those students who excel at hands-on activities, it gives them a chance to shine.
Posted by ringadal at 12:55 PM