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Foot Traffic PDF: Crayola Create-to-Learn Family Projects

What is a measurement? Why should children experiment with nonstandard measurements? When children use non-standard measuring objects instead of standard tools such as rulers and measuring tape they learn why standardized measurements are important. In this downloadable lesson, children will...

Foot Traffic_Animated Video Project_final.pdf

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Foot Traffic VIDEO: Crayola Create-to-Learn Family Projects

"Foot Traffic" builds math skills and inspires children to create, present, respond, and connect as they learn. People measure all types of things every day—distances walked, sizes of clothing, quantities of food, and time for cooking. In this at-home activity video, children will trace their...

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Inspire Innovation: New Solutions for Common Challenges

Tackling obstacles requires out-of-the-box thinking. Sometimes, solutions stem from unlikely sources, such as using everyday items. Any new invention starts with an observation and identifying the problem. Then, all it takes is a little innovation and imagination. Encourage innovative...

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Innovative Solutions Lesson, Grades 6-8

Original thinkers often feel compelled to take action and bring their new ideas to life through tinkering. While engaged with the novel The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind , students will learn how the main character persevered and use inventive thinking to improve the lives of his family and...

March 2020 Make Stories Visible Crayola LP_Innovative Solutions Grades 6-8 Intentional Writing.pdf

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Reimagining Rubbish Lesson, Grades 3-5

First introduced to grocery stores in the late 1970s, the plastic bag soon became popular for its handles and strength. Yet controversy surrounds these one-time use containers. Through the story One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia and art experiences,...

March 2020 Make Stories Visible Crayola LP Grades 3-5 Reimagining Rubbish_SEEK.pdf