Boxitects

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STEM Concept: Engineering Design

Developing and Optimizing Design Solutions

This 3DuxDesign Storytime STEM-Pack includes all the materials you need to engage kids in an engineering design task using 3DuxDesign geometric cardboard pieces and connectors. The activity is launched by reading the popular children's book Boxitects, and challenges the children to explore building structures and vehicles with the cardboard shapes and connectors to help solve a problem for a Maker Fair. Included in this set, you'll find:

  • Detailed instructions (i.e., lesson plan) for the learning activities
  • Materials for up to 24 children
    • Six sets of  50 various geometric cardboard forms (total 300 pieces)
    • Six jars of 30 plastic connectors each
    • 1 11x8.5 sheet with six small Boxitects Transportation and Shelter Photo Cards
    • 24 My Idea Board sheets (11x8.5)
    • 24 Our Idea Board sheets (11x8.5)
  • 1 Engineering Design Concept Card (11x8.5)
  • A copy of Boxitects by Kim Smith

The entire activity takes approximately 45 minutes to complete.  This STEM-Pack is suitable for grades PreK-2.