Each student had to design and then build a toy that included a moving part (this was a connection to their Physical Science unit they had been studying with their regular teacher) So the kiddos and I got busy designing, creating, making. We used recycled materials from home or from some I had bought in to share.
There were some kiddos who had to go back to the proverbial drawing board and change parts of their design as they were creating. I was very proud of how they helped each other and gave feedback to each other on ways they could improve the design and I tell you what some of these kiddos are VERY clever!
So I have put together a few photo collages because I only took
Here are some of the kiddos getting their designs together, so much paint went on to these toys. We also papier mached, glued, stapled, taped.....you name a fastener, we used it!
Here we are waiting for some parents to come in and then interacting with parents
It was an exciting and exhausting day but I will definitely claim it as a roaring success! We had many parents and grandparents turn up and we awarded a People's choice award and a Principals Award. We gave parents 2 votes so 1 for their child and 1 to a child that didn't have a parent turn up. Of course I used some awesome graphics and fonts to design the awards...but I can't show them because they have the schools name on them.
So one more day to go and then holidays for me!! Yay!