Coding & Tech
Boomer's Maker Monday Club
In this an ongoing club, students will be given mini challenges, that can be completed in one class period using a specific set of materials.
year old learners
learners per class
Meets 1x per week
Runs week after week
45 minutes per class
In the Maker Monday Club, students will be given a mini challenge that can be done in one class period. During each class, students will need to look at required materials, think through the guidelines and plan out what they want to create. They will be asked to sketch their idea on a piece of paper or in a notebook. As the student creates the project, they are expected to make changes to improve their idea. At the end of class, students will share their final product with the class and...
Nov 27- Lots of Lego again! A pencil and paper. Dec 4- fishing line/unwaxed dental floss, 1-2 plastic cups, 3 plastic straws, single hole punch, 2 metal washers (optional), tape, paper and pencil. Dec 11- A gingerbread house you have already made, or I will send a paper one, a brown paper lunch bag, paper, tape, glue, scissors, the rest will be gathered during class. Dec 18- 4 straws, 2-3 paper and/or plastic cups, 2-3 balloons, string, tape, paper and a pencil. January 8- waxed paper, 2 plastic sandwich bags or plastic wrap, 1 piece of felt, pennies, 1 egg carton, 4 clothes pins the can be pinched to open Jan 15-gummy bears, aluminum foil, waxed paper, bucket of water, straws (about 15). scissors, tape, paper and a pencil. Jan 22-some type of valentine candy (conversation hearts or something the same size), craft sticks, 4 paper/plastic cups, 2-3 small plastic lids (about the size of a plastic milk lid), various sizes of rubber bands, paper and a pencil. , Jan 29- a piece of fabric at least 8"x 11", construction paper, craft sticks, clay or play dough, a flashlight, paper or a pencil. Feb 5- craft sticks, rubber bands, 4 plastic straws, q-tips (5-10), string or dental floss, construction paper, measuring tape. Feb 12- LOTS of newspaper, tape, paper and a pencil.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Meet the teacher
I have been teaching on Outschool since April of 2020 and am an elementary school educator who knows how to create hands on activities which empower thriving children of all ages. I specialize in providing a vast variety of hands on activities...