This crafts for learning is STEAM-ing with engineering, math, language arts, art,and physics for elementary aged kids.
This project-based product combines all of the elements of any STEAM or STEM initiative.
There are two leaf spinner projects, each of which have 2 different skill levels.
Along with the materials for construction, picture steps or written steps will be given, depending on the skill level of the student. Tasks involving these steps can be putting the picture steps or written steps in order, matching the written steps to the picture steps, drawing or writing missing steps, etc. Students can sequence these before, during, or after construction…depending upon the activity .
Students are also encouraged to think more deeply or creatively about the project. Challenge questions are presented asking students to make modifications to or other ways to build the object and on science aspects of the activity. This product focuses a lot on motion and principles of motion.
Pg. 2 .....introduction to Crafts for Learning
Pgs. 3-8..... Leaf templates
Pg. 9..... list of materials needed for construction and activities
Pgs.10-14..... Teacher's Notes- reference for sequence and answers to Stand Alone Leaf Spinner,Student Activity 1
pgs. 15-19..... Teacher's Notes- reference for sequence to Circle Leaf Spinner, Student Activity 1
Pgs. 20-24..... Stand Alone Leaf Spinner Student Activity 1
Pg. 25..... Word Bank
Pgs.26-27..... Teacher's Notes for Stand Alone Leaf Spinner Activity 2
Pg. 28..... Stand Alone Leaf Spinner Student Activity 2
Pgs. 29-33..... Circle Leaves 4 Sided Spinner Student Activity 1
Pg. 34..... Teacher's Notes for Circle Leaves 4 Sided Spinner Activity 2
Pg. 35..... Circle Leaf 4-Sided Spinner Student Activity 2
Pg. 36..... closing page
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