Structure advice needed for future teaching sessions of an AS child Answered
Here is my dilema: I haven't a lot to spend, nor do the parents of the child I am mentoring (Asperger's Syndrome). Kits and puzzles are great, but can range in price from a few dollars to over $100 a PIECE.
I have been trying to go through Instructables and pick out "low cost", made from scratch, projects that would be suited for an 8 year old (soldering is out, but squshy circuits look good, etc), and would keep her engaged. My biggest problem is not knowing "what" to look under. I haven't a critiera idea on how to get to what I want quickly (I don't always have a LOT of time on line).
I would like to make plans for at least 4-6 months ahead of time, so I can start on "putting together" what is needed for those projects.
ANY suggestions will be helpful and I would be very grateful for any help in this matter. Those experienced in teaching may have the best ideas, but all others are welcome too.
Out next session looms and the kit I got is a bit too advanced for the present situation; so I am "projectless" other then a few small things like showing her how I made my Bristle Bot, and etc.
So far, shes constructed 2 soda can bots, a skeliton of a T.Rex excavated from a block of P.O.P. (I think), a hex bot, a few T.Rex models, the Hadogenes Troglodyte puzzle her and I built,, a model of the solar system, etc and etc.
She is going to be a real challange for me to find new and engaging things to create.....
Thanks ahead of time for all that can assist...