TeleSchool Makerspace

The Most Magnificent Thing

Makerspace Project

1) Click here to listen to Mrs. Rubin read The Most Magnificent Thing

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2) After you listen to the book, think about how the character in the book used different materials to build her magnificent thing.

3) Now you are going to build something magnificent. Think about what you would like to create and what materials you could use to do it.

4) Share what you created here: Magnificent Things Padlet

Robot Adventures

Makerspace Project

1) Click here to listen to Mrs. Rubin read: Boy + Bot

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2) After you listen to the book, think about the adventures the boy and the robot went on in the book. Now it's your turn to create a robot adventure.

3) Click here to download the free Dash and Dot Comic Strip Creator

4. When we return to the Media Center, you can use the Dash and Dot Robots to act out the comic strip you created.

Make Art With Art

Makerspace Project

1) Click here to listen to Mrs. Rubin read: Art

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2) After you listen to the book, think about the art the character named Art made. Now it's time for you to make some art.

3) Click here to download free coloring pages designed by famous illustrators.

OR

Design your own coloring sheet with a marker or pen, then color it in.

4. Share a photo of your completed work on our Colorful Creations Padlet.

Coding a Path to the Carrots

Makerspace Project

1) Click here to listen to Mrs. Rubin read: Two Bunny Buddies

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2) After you listen to the book, think about how the bunnies found their food. They work together or separately? Could they have used some help?

3) Now it's your turn to help a bunny find some food. Click below to try a coding activity to help a bunny get carrots. Coding a Path to the Carrots Activity

Building a House

Makerspace Project

1) Click here to listen to Mrs. Rubin read Building a House.

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2) After you listen to the book, think about the different materials that were used to build a house in the book.

3) Now you are going to build a house...using cards!

Get a deck of cards--they can be regular playing cards or even things like Uno.

4) Click here for some tips and tricks on how to get started building with cards.

5) Want to challenge yourself even further? Check out these card stacking experiments.

6) Share what you created here: Building a House Padlet

What Can You Do With A Stick?

Makerspace Project

1) Click here to listen to Mrs. Rubin read: Not a Stick

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2) After you listen to the book, think about what the character did with a stick

3) Ask for permission to go into the yard and look for a stick. Remember to be kind to living things and don't pull it off of a bush or tree. Pick one already on the ground.

4) What can you make with it? Click on the file below to print out the Stick Template. If you can't print it out, simply use a blank piece of paper.

5) Tape or glue your stick on the paper. Draw around it to turn the stick into something else!

4) Share what you created here: Stick Padlet

Sensational Art With Scissors

Makerspace Project

1) Click here to listen to Mrs. Rubin read: Henri's Scissors

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2) After you listen to the book, think about how Henri Matisse used scissors to make art.

What do you think you could create using just paper and scissors?

3) Ask your parent or guardian for some paper and scissors. Be creative!

4) Post a picture of your creation on the Sensational Art with Scissors Padlet.

Telling Stories with Tangrams

Makerspace Project

1) Click here to listen to Mrs. Rubin read: Grandfather Tang's Story

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2) After you listen to the book, think about how Grandfather Tang used his tangram pieces to help tell the story.

3) Click on the file below to print out a set of tangram pieces. You can color them if you like, then cut them out.

4) Click on the second file for directions on how to use your pieces to create the animals in the story.

5) Practice making the animals, then try making other things with the pieces.

6) Can you create a story with your tangram pieces? Try it out!

7) You can share your story on the Telling Stories with Tangrams Flipgrid

You will use your e-mail, following the directions above, to log into the Flipgrid.

Click on the green circle with the white plus sign to record your story.

What Can You Do With a Box?

Makerspace Project

1) Click here to listen to Mrs. Rubin read: Not a Box

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2) After you listen to the book, think about what the character did with empty boxes.

3) Ask your parent or guardian for an empty box. It can be little like a cereal box or big.

What can you make with it?

Click on the file below for some ideas!

4) Create it and share it here: Box Padlet