Friday, 19 February 2016

My Buddy and Me

Drum roll please...
Our buddy class for the year is...Room 17!
We noticed that there were a lot of sisters/brothers and cousins in this class so it didn't take long to get to know one another.

To build friendships and problem solving skills, I set a task where the children had to work together to create a structure to catch a falling ball.
They were only allowed to use 6 bendy straws and a strip of tape.
It was interesting to see how some drew a design, others discussed ideas and some groups experimented with the materials right away.

We will continue to work on these next time our buddies come to see us. 

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