Do your students love St. Patrick’s Day? Are you looking for a way to extend their creative thinking? Then this challenge is for you! Using a picture book along with an engineering challenge is a great way to introduce young students to real world problem solving while using 21st century skills. Students will be challenged to create a leprechaun trap, while learning about the leprechauns, generating ideas, building a design, getting feedback and revising their design. Follow up writing activities are also included!
Parent Letter to Request Materials
Trap Idea Pages
Feedback Forms (Multiple Options)
3 Writing Prompts