Wednesday, September 3, 2014

September 3: Skyscraper Day

image from perkins.org

September 3 is Skyscraper Day. Kids can do simple construction with just newspaper and masking tape. Challenge them to see how high a structure they can build!
Newspaper Roll Sculptures

Materials:

  • newspaper
  • masking tape

Directions:

  1. Lay newspaper on floor.
  2. Beginning at corner, roll newspaper diagonally.
  3. Tape end to form a roll.
  4. Tape end of roll to table, floor, or posted paper.
  5. Tape another roll to the first roll.
  6. Keep adding rolls to create a sculpture.
Source(s): Toolbox Training’s construction card set (activity B1)

Check out the full September calendar to see the month at a glance as well as floating holidays, specialty weeks, and themes for the month.


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