Build a LAUNCHER
Supplies: 1 cup, 1 spoon, 6 Popsicle sticks, 2 rubber bands,2’ tape, 2’ string, 1 projectile (block or pom-pom)
Directions: Using at least 2 of the supplies in provided in your kit, construct something tolaunch your projectile! Be sure the areais ‘all clear’ before field testing your launcher. How far did your projectile go? Record your results.
Build a BRIDGE
Supplies: 20 Popsicle sticks, 3’ tape
Directions: Constructthe strongest and most aesthetically pleasing* bridge to span a 1’ divide usingprovided supplies. If you want, decorate Popsicle sticks with markers before orafter you build your bridge. Test thestrength of your bridge using weights while bridge is spanning a 1’ divide.
*This activity could be classified as STEAM (Science,Technology, Engineering, ART, Math) because of the artistic component of thebridge. This is a real issue whendesigning bridges because who wants to look at an eye-sore!
Up-Cycled Craft Links
Recycled Paper Origami
Fox and Fox in Socks
Paper towel tubesFlower and butterfly Fish Fleur de Lis
Use three 1cm wide paper towel tube rings. Pinch ends to flatten. Hold all three flattened rings about a third of the way from the bottom. Lift center tube just a little, and staple. Open tube rings and curl to shape.
Jar and bottle lids
Tic Tac Toe
Collage, owl, and much more!
Paper and Straw Rockets Egg CartonCritters Creations Paper sources and ideas
-Backs of flyers, work paper, printing mistakes, junk mail, safety envelopes with patterns, half used school notebooks, school workbooks, brown paper bags, etc.
-Use for origami, drawing, lightweight construction projects and anything else you can think of!Cardboard sources and ideas
-Cardboard boxes from crackers, cereal, baking mixes, soda cases, kleenex...
-Use for bookmarks, decorations, construction materials, spinners
, ideas are as endless as your imagination!