After discussing the nutrition labels on foods we eat, we made our own smoothies and created our own nutrition labels for them! Some were yummy, others needed a re-do!
This week was a wonderful collaboration with Bit Space Chicago.
in Chicago. The Sprout kids were able to jump into this maker space on Monday and they came to us the rest of the week!
Giving the Sprout kids a fun, opinion piece to write about helped them get their ideas out there and have fun writing! And then allowing them to debate their sides added to the engaging activity!
The Sprout kids loved taking a look at some of their favorite logos and seeing some hidden designs in them. We talked about why companies brand themselves and how it helps consumers remember their product. Then the Sprout kids created their own logo based on an interest or for their name. Can you see any hidden designs?
After discussing different architecture elements and the incorporation of shapes in their design, the Sprout kids set off to build a paper building, to be judged on height, strength (using scientific weights to hang off the sides) and creative design. They could only use recycled magazine pages and masking tape. Here are their creations: