Simple model-building activity

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Activity Type Setting Cost Time
Discussion,Creation
Indoor
Low Cost (under $5)
About 30 minutes

Activity

The next time your child tells you about an idea he has, ask him to draw it for you or make a model out of pipe cleaners or blocks. When he is finished, ask him to explain his idea to you again. Are his thoughts clearer than before he drew or made a model of his idea? (Source: PBS)

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