Do your students love STEM and fairy tales? This collection is for you! This pack includes 10 building and engineering projects based on a fairy tale themed problems. Students will build a parachute to help Jack escape the giant and construct a toothpick house for the Three Little Pigs. Eight other exciting and creative tasks! Pictures included!
Great for use in a STEM or gifted classroom.
For each activity, students will build or create a structure using everyday household or classroom items. These activities are designed to encourage critical thinking and scientific reasoning skills, as well as, problem solving and teamwork.
Each activity can be completed in one class period of an hour or less.
Each of the 10 tasks include:
-detailed notes to teacher
-student recording sheets (4 options)
-letter to parents
Note, this resource has had an extreme makeover! If you already own it, go back and re-download it to access the new features! I recently updated each project to add rubrics, extension menus, parent letters, additional recording sheet options, and more detailed notes to teacher. I also updated the fonts and graphics for a cleaner overall look!
Jack and the Parachute
A House for the Three Little Pigs
Little Red Zip Line
A Latch for the Little Bears
Help for the Little Red Hen
A Pulley for Rapunzel
A Message from Hansel and Gretel
A Coach for Cinderella
A Bridge for the Gingerbread Man
A Raft for the Billy Goats
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Or Fairy Tale ELA fun, try these:
Fairy Tales for Big Kids (ELA Common Core Aligned)
Fairy Tale Vocabulary Builders