This activity centers on the story of how making impacted one young learner and her siblings.
Watch the video above, and consider how you, as an educator, might encourage young learners to develop their confidence, creativity, and problem-solving skills.
Two additional resources below may help provide additional context for your thinking:
- reading from the National Education Association (NEA): “Making Matters” by Nicholas Provenzano
- video from the Exploratorium’s Research + Practice Collaboratory: Making is Fun, but Are They Learning? Equity in Science Education