What is a Curious Kids STEM, LLC T(h)inker Lab? T(h)inker Labs are more than a sensory table and display. They are an activity station that is student lead & self-guided. They provide a platform for learning through play. The child is playing and developing skills while the activity allows for the educator to intentionally yet informally monitor learning taking place. Each Curious Kids STEM, LLC T(h)inker Station includes a vocabulary word boldly displayed to assist in language development, a storybook familiar to their home or classroom to assist the student in identifying science in literature and lastly an opportunity to build, craft and create, encouraging the development of fine motor skills, logical thinking, problem solving and peer collaboration. Curious Kids STEM, LLC T(h)inker Labs also bridge in to other areas of academic study such as mathematics, geography, social studies, the arts and languages through extension activities.
Have a Seat Objective: Students will design and construct a chair that is able to hold a bottle of water. They will recognize that the foundation of the chair needs to be stable for balance. The seat must be constructed of strong material to hold the weight of the bottle.