Sunday, May 4, 2014

Geometry and Spaghetti

Pinterest Pass or Fail?

I guess it is perspective. It wasn't picture perfect but I thought what happened was great. I had read an idea where another teacher used spaghetti to build geometric shapes. I have often used toothpicks and marshmallows, but I was very interested in trying something new. I explained the activity to the children and mentioned that breaking the spaghetti might be a good idea. I used one pound of spaghetti and two bags of marshmallows, and let her rip! And yes, yes I would do it again, except I would give them more time and more materials. Here are a few examples of what happened:

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