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Fairy Tale STEM Kits

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Inspired by classic fairy tales, the STEM kits challenge the students to design and engineer a solution based on the problem encountered within the story.  There are six fairy tales to choose from and each kit comes with everything the students need.  One kit is good for groups of 3 students working collaboratively.  Below is a link to each kit from the Lakeshore Learning website, as well as the replacement cost.  Recommended grades:  k-3

 

1 Class Set = 8 individual fairy tale kits

 

  Rapunzel - Students will need to design a ladder for the Prince to reach Rapunzel instead of using her hair.  $59.99

 

Contents:  4 figurines (Witch, Horse, Prince, and Rapunzel)

                  30 small ladder pieces

                  30 long ladder pieces

                  1 tower (4 walls that separate and a foam support square)

                  1 story and student brainstorm sheet (make copies please)

                  3 student cards (make copies)

 
 

Little Red Riding Hood - Students will design a basket large enough to hold all her apples.  $49.99

 

Contents:  4 figurines (Woodsman, Grandma, Wolf, and Little Red Riding Hood

                  10 apples

                  16 small basket building pieces

                  16 large basket building pieces

                  1 story and student brainstorm sheet (make copies please)

                  3 student cards (make copies)

 

The Gingerbread Man - Students will design a raft to help the Gingerbread Man cross the river and escape the fox.$49.99

 

Contents:  4 figurines (Old Woman, Old Woman's Husband, Fox, and the Gingerbread Man)

                  10 logs

                  10 planks

                  1 Water Tray

                  8 clips

                  Rubber bands (may vary, may need to supply these)

                  1 story and student brainstorm sheet (make copies please)

                  3 student cards (make copies)

 

Three Billy Goats Gruff - Students will design a bridge to get the goats across the stream and safe from the troll. $59.99

 

Contents:  4 figurines (3 Goats, 1 Ogre)

                  15 Bridge Building Blocks (1x2)

                  10 Bridge Building Blocks (2x2)

                  10 Bridge Building Blocks (triangles)

                  1 story and student brainstorm sheet (make copies please)

                  3 student cards (make copies)

 

Three Little Pigs -  Students will design a house that can stand up to the Wolf's attack.  $49.99

 

Contents:  4 figurines (3 Pigs, 1 Wolf)

                  24 large wood platforms

                  12 small wood platforms

                  18 building blocks (6 red, 6 blue, 6 green)

                  1 story and student brainstorm sheet (make copies please)

                  3 student cards (make copies)

 

 

Goldilocks and the Three Bears - Students will design a  chair that is sturdy enough to hold Goldilocks. $49.99

 

Contents:  4 figurines (3 bears, 1 Goldilocks)

                  8 Red Chair Building Pegs

                  8 Blue Chair Building Pegs

                  12 Pink Chair Building Pegs

                  12 Yellow Chair Building Pegs

                  8 Chair Building Platforms (1x6)

                  4 Chair Building Platforms (2x6)

                  4 Chair Building Platforms (3x6)

                  6 Chair Building Platforms (2x3)

                  8 Chair Building Platforms (1x3)

                  6 Chair Building Platforms (3x3)

 

 

 

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