This is a low cost STEAM project that brings any story, reenactment or explanation to life
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Step 1: Write a Story or Script
This project can be done with students writing a 3 part story (beginning, middle, end) or a 5 part story (setup, conflict, challenge, climax and resolution). It can also be done by reenacting a historical moment or any type of event. It can used to tell any story, science, math, history, it has endless possibilities.
Click here for the 3 part story planner.
Click here for the 5 part story planner.
Step 2: Create Your Background
On a piece of A4 (letter size) paper draw the setting of your story. Afterwards, laminate the paper (this will make the magnets move smoother).
Step 3: Create Your Character
Draw and color the character of your story. After you have laminated the character cut them out, place a magnet on the back of the character. Next place a magnet on the back of a popsicle stick, this will be used to move your character, bringing them to life.
Step 4: Bring Your Story to Life
You are now ready to bring your story to life! Tell your story while moving the character using the popsicle stick on the back of the setting.
Step 5: Be an EDinfluencer
Be an EDinfluencer! Share your tips and thoughts on this project with Flipgrid. Click here to go to the Flipgrid board, or use the Flipgrid code 9347ce.