Invent a Musical Whirligig

Grade Range: 1-6
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities
Duration: 15 minutes
Date Posted: 9/4/2012

Since antiquity, people have used their imagination and common materials to invent toys, many of them active, kid-powered, and noise making--like the whirligig. Be a part of history and invent your own! This activity from Spark!Lab includes step-by-step directions, discussion questions, and ideas for extending your learning. Spark!Lab activities encourage young learners to explore the invention process, from creative ideas all the way to successful marketing.

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