Tik Tiki Toy from Trash

A modified version of the Tik Tiki from Arvind Gupta’s Toys from Trash – we replaced the button with a wooden bead. The crown cap can be replaced with a plastic lid or metal cap of any kind. Lots of variations to test! Find directions for assembly here: https://www.arvindguptatoys.com/toys/crowncap.html

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Flying Butterfly

Materials Butterfly Templates (found below) Tape (transparent or masking) Double Stick Tape or Glue Bakers Twine or similar string Large Craft Sticks (also known as tongue depressors) Plastic Drinking Straws Markers or Crayons or Colored Pencils Pushpins Scissors Key Question How do friction and gravity help the Flying Butterfly toy work? Learning Objectives Young scientists…

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Identity Safe Classrooms

Identity safe classrooms are created by an infinite number of teaching strategies. No one strategy is sufficient to create an identity safe classroom, but a constellation of strategies, working together, can. Teachers need to start somewhere. At the end of each chapter in their books (Identity Safe Classrooms Grades K-5: Places to Belong and Learn…

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Makedo Education

Explore the education resources related to using Makedo cardboard construction tools in your Makerspace.

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