Mystery Craft

ObjectiveTo encourage kids' ability to be innovative and creative.
Description Pop Bottle Fish

Get your kids to create a craft from a box of random supplies. This will encourage your child's problem solving abilities, creativity and ingenuity.


1. Gather a box full of non-traditional craft supplies. For example: bicycle inner tubes, cereal boxes, tin foil, rocks, tree branches, rubber bands, toilet paper, pop bottles etc.

2. Put the box down in front of you children and challenge them to create something with the materials. Possible challenges could include:

  • make an animal
  • make a car that moves
  • make a boat that floats
  • make a tower

3. Give them some sort of adhesive to stick it together and see what they can come up with!



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Age Range 6    7    8    9    10    11    12   
Activity Type Craft
Tags Creativity  Ingenuity   Spatial Intelligence 
Last ModifiedRobRob


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