Tuesday, January 1, 2008

Drinking Straw Lesson Plan

Homeschool Teacher - Lesson Plan & NewsletterJanuary 2, 2008


On this day in 1888, the first drinking straw was invented. Read more about it here: http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blstraws.htm

Try to make letters with straws. Your parent may want to cut them into smaller pieces.
Make a drinking straw mobile: http://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/mobiles/straws/
Which straw is the longest? Learn about measurement with this fun activity: http://www.glc.k12.ga.us/BuilderV03/lptools/lpshared/lpdisplay.asp?Session_Stamp=&LPID=15678
Make it more advanced by having the child use a ruler to measure each straw.
Don’t Forget the Math Challenge!

For more Free Homeschool Lesson Plans

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/HomeschoolteacherlessonplansKto3/ (k-3)

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/homeschoolteacherlessonplans/ (4-8)

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