Arts and Engineering Activity Packet: Grades 3-5

Art and science sometimes go hand in hand. A set of four activities for learners in grades 3-5 teaches engineering concepts as part of art projects. Class members build homemade robots, elastic puppets, musical instruments, and mobiles—all from household items.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Collaborate with the art department for the activities
  • Team up with a music teacher for the Music to Our Ears lesson
Classroom Considerations
  • Each activity requires a variety of materials; see the resource for complete lists
Pros
  • Provides detailed instructions with diagrams and pictures
  • Explains the engineering and science connections
Cons
  • None
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