Lever Thumb Puppets - Teaching Guide

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Lever Thumb Puppets Shop Image.jpg
Lever Thumb Puppets Sample Page.jpg
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Lever Astronaut.JPG
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Highlights 2.JPG
cover.jpg
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Lever Thumb Puppets - Teaching Guide

25.00

STEAM CURRICULUM - Levers

STEM Learning Lesson + Art Project

Have a blast exploring levers through puppetry! Our Lever Thumb Puppets - Teaching Guide gives you all the tools you need to explore simple machines content through a fun STEAM and Maker-based art project. This digital guide includes extensive learning lessons about levers, easy-to-use art instructables and many resources to guide both STEM learning and creative making. Students then investigate levers while making kinetic puppets that have body parts that move with the push of your thumb! This guide features 4 adorable puppet templates with pre-designed lever connectors to operate the mechanical movement. The Teaching Guide also includes a Literacy Extension as students create settings and plays to animate their puppets. Great for in-class learning, enrichment programs and to simply explore at home!

Topics: simple machines, classical mechanics, measurement, storytelling

Ages: 2nd-5th Grade (and fun for older kids & adult learners!)

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You can print the Teaching Guide like a book, use it on a device, or project it on a board to guide students through the art-making instructions!

Contents Include:

  • In-depth Learning Lesson & Discussion Notes
  • Key Vocabulary
  • Historical Tidbits
  • Art Project Instructables (with ease-to-follow photos!)
  • Supply Lists
  • Photos of Student Work
  • 4 Project Templates (for copy or print)
  • Literacy Extension Project
  • NGSS & Common Core Standards
  • Resource Links

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