⁣⁣Lesson Plan: Unlock the Fun: Discover Awesome Toy Life Hacks with Sugru and Learn How to Enhance, Repair, and Customize Your Favorite Toys!

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⁣⁣Lesson Plan: Unlock the Fun: Discover Awesome Toy Life Hacks with Sugru and Learn How to Enhance, Repair, and Customize Your Favorite Toys!

Grade Level: 3-5

Subject: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Objective: Students will explore the versatility of Sugru and learn how to use it to enhance, repair, and customize their favorite toys while developing problem-solving and engineering skills.

Materials Needed:
- Assorted toys (students can bring their own or provide a variety for them to choose from)
- Sugru (enough for each student)
- Craft materials (optional, for customization)
- Scissors
- Disposable gloves (for safety)


1. Introduction (10 minutes):
- Begin the lesson by discussing the concept of toy life hacks and the importance of creativity in solving problems and enhancing our toys.
- Engage students by asking them to share any experiences they have had with fixing or customizing their toys.

2. Explanation and Demonstration (15 minutes):
- Explain what Sugru is and how it can be used to enhance, repair, and customize toys.
- Show students visual examples or real-life examples of how Sugru can be applied to different toys to improve their functionality or add new features.

3. Toy Enhancement and Repair (40 minutes):
- Instruct students to choose a toy that they would like to enhance or repair using Sugru.
- Distribute Sugru and provide craft materials if students want to customize their toys further.
- Guide students in brainstorming and planning their toy enhancement or repair projects, encouraging them to think critically and creatively.

4. Toy Customization (20 minutes):
- Instruct students to use Sugru and other craft materials to customize their toys, making them unique and personalized.
- Encourage students to consider their own interests and preferences when customizing their toys.

5. Presentation and Reflection (15 minutes):
- Allow students to present their enhanced, repaired, and customized toys to the class, explaining the changes they made and the problem-solving process they went through.
- Facilitate a group discussion where students can reflect on their experiences and share any challenges they encountered and how they overcame them.

6. Extension Activity (10 minutes):
- Challenge students to think of a new toy or game idea that they would like to create using Sugru and other materials.
- Encourage students to create a simple prototype or sketch of their toy/game idea and share it with their peers.

7. Conclusion (5 minutes):
- Summarize the key takeaways from the lesson, emphasizing the importance of creativity, problem-solving, and innovation in enhancing and customizing toys.

Common Core Labels Correlations:
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.3-5.1: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions.
- NGSS.3-5-ETS1-2: Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.

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