Use a toy to teach motion? Challenge students to engineer different ways to make the toy move? Here's what's included in your purchase:
♥ 6 videos
of animals moving and 5 videos
of wind up toys
♥ A simple activity
that kids love that challenges them to use common materials to move a small toy
♥ A vocabulary list
that you can easily print in large text to create a word wall
♥ A brief student text
that's saved with both color and blackline images
♥ A recording
of the text in a simple video for students who benefit from hearing the information
♥ Two versions of a recording worksheet
♥ Four choices for assessing students
♥ Worksheets and assessment materials saved in a separate Spanish file
♥ Four Word™ documents so you can change the resources for your students
♥ A word puzzle
of common terms: back, forth, up, down, move, round, toys, and zigzag
♥ A simple booklet
that students use to draw how toys move up and down, back and forth, and zigzag
♥ A web page
with additional resources
If you like this activity, you might also consider I CAN MOVE
or ANIMALS MOVE
. I even wrote a ★ FREEBIE ★ RAMPS and TRACKS
This resource could be included in resources to meet NGSS K-PS2-1*, K-PS2-2**, or 3-PS2.2***.
Thanks for visiting my Simply Science store. Please take a moment to leave a comment when you purchase a product.
– • – ♥ – • –
Differentiate for your math students with simple, fun games in our Simply Math store.
– • – ♥ – ♥ – ♥ – • –
Click on the ★ next to our store to follow me and find out about new products.
– • – • – ♥ – ♥ – ♥ – • – • –
Visit my blog to find resources for new teachers and "I'd like to teach more science" teachers!
The illustrations in this product were created by: The Educational Graphics Group
*K-PS2-1. Plan and conduct an investigation to compare the effects of different strengths or different directions of pushes and pulls on the motion of an object.
**K-PS2-2. Analyze data to determine if a design solution works as intended to change the speed or direction of an object with a push or a pull.
**3-PS2-2. Make observations and/or measurements of an object’s motion to provide evidence that a pattern can be used to predict future motion.