Objectives: Student will create a robot inspired by the book Zathura
CDA Competency Standard: II.7.4a Candidate promotes individual expression and creativity. a) Encourages creative self-expression in children’s activities
Zathura by Chris Van Allsburg
Foil Pie Tin
Assorted supplies such as straws, pipe cleaners, recycled bottle caps, etc.
Glue and tape
Begin the lesson by reading Zathura to your group. Invite children to construct a robot like the one in the book. Provide an assortment of different materials for children to create with.
Assess children based upon their individual expression and willingness to be creative with the given materials.
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