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Splash

As they play Splash, young students will start to think about their own water choices. Older players will discover that the game is intriguing and involves quite a bit of strategy.

Tabletop Camouflage

In this compact camouflage activity, students create a world of hidden creatures on a single sheet of paper.

Water in the Balance

Students create a simple “water balance” and use it to demonstrate the critical relationship between supply and demand for water.

Design a Town

Working together, students design and build a town using different types of materials. In this process, students will explore the elements of town development.

Story Bubbles

Students create bubbles using fun stickers. Students then create a story using the bubbles they made.

Roll It

In this amusing and exciting activity young learners explore about place value. Younger learners start with level one, showing what they know about counting and quantity. They then progress to level two where they demonstrate understating of counting, quantity and expanded notation.

Parking Lot

Parking lots and cars are a good way to get students motivated to use direction – an important precursor to primary math. In a parking lot cars can go left, right, forward, and back. In this activity, students figure out directions to park a car in a numbered space.

Nutrition Band

Practicing good nutrition habits can help to make kids better learners of all subjects. Sometimes kids forget which foods are good for them. This nutrition band is fun way to remember how much of each nutritional food group they should eat through the day.

Foreign Currency Exchange

A visit to a country’s “bank” gives travelers on vacation a chance to exchange homeland money for a foreign currency. Travelers visit the country’s “store” and select items to purchase from a “shopkeeper” with the foreign money they have available to spend.

Mathematical Hopi Kachina Figures

Combine geometry with Native American Indian culture to create a figure inspired by the Hopi Kachina doll!

Mathematical Japanese Kokeshi Figures

Explore Japanese culture, properties of shapes, and transformations on the plane while creating figures based on a traditional Japanese Kokeshi doll!

Mathematical African Akuaba Figures

Integrate African culture with concepts of mathematical ratios and proportions in the ceremonial Akuaba figures.

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