Build a masterpiece! See what you can create with items from the list. You can work individually or ask your family to join you. 1. 📖 Read or have a family member read all the items on the list. 2. 👀 Collect your items. 3. 🤔 Make a plan for your masterpiece and begin building. Be creative and have fun? 4. Tap to add to your journal. 5. Take a video or a of your masterpiece. Describe the process for making it. What was the biggest challenge? How many points did you earn? 6. Tap the green check to add to your journal. Option: Before starting, create a design and draw it before you begin building. Test your design when building. Write down what worked and what needed to change? Why: Children need many opportunities to explore, design, create and build. It is important for them to have time to think creatively, take risks, ask questions and be innovative. These skills are important building blocks to science, programming and engineering skills.
This activity allows students to find and use items in the home to build and create. It allows them to use basic "design thinking" principles in a fun way. You can modify this activity based on the age of the students and the amount of design thinking you want them to include: (Create a design, Create a building plan, Build (test, redesign), Present the solution CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.K.G.A.1 CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.K.OA.A.1 CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.1.G.A.1 CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.1.OA.A.1 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.3.3 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.3.6 21st Century Skills: Critical Thinking, Creativity and Communication