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Practical Money Skills Grades Pre-K–2

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Youngsters begin to develop knowledge about money management through a collection of  activities and games. They learn the names of coins and their relative values, learn about earning money through jobs and chores, develop spending...
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Animated Fables and Beginning Readers

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Practice reading with children with a series of animated versions of a few of Aesop’s most famous fables: The Grasshopper and the Ants; Big Bug and Little Bug; A Toy for Spot; The Lion and the Mouse; and Ham with Jam?
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History of Toys and Games

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students research history of popular toys to learn when those toys were first introduced. They use measurement skills to create an accurate timeline.
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The Energy of Toys

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Many children's toys demonstrate energy transfer without electricity. The video highlights the drinking bird, which bobs up and down thanks to a chemical reaction. It also demonstrates other classic toys that show energy transfer...
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A Lesson on the Supply and Demand of Toy Fads

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Let's all Hula Hoop! Scholars research the supply and demand side of toy fads in the United States. They analyze video clips and news articles to complete graphs on how the supply curve slope works in concert with the demand for products...
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For Teachers 8th Standards
Don't toy with using a fun lesson. Scholars design new toys and then create scale drawings. They determine the volume and surface area of the toys, and then research prices of raw materials to estimate the manufacturing costs.
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Inventing a Musical Instrument, a Tool And a Toy

For Students 5th - 7th
In this inventing a musical instrument, tool and toy learning exercise, students look at all the materials they have available to them and as a team design a unique musical instrument, tool and toy.
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Building a Motor/Generator Toy

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Combine science and playtime with the final lesson in an innovative unit. Scholars apply everything they have learned in previous lessons to build their own motors/generators and use it in a toy of their own design. 
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Moving Toy Mechanisms

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Who says playing around in class is a bad idea? Precocious physicists engage in building mechanisms that include cams, gears, pulleys, and levers using an interactive lesson. After completing toy tutorials about each topic, users build a...
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Read About Science: Toys

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students complete another Read about Science with a focus on toys. Individually, they read a book of their choice about toys and define new vocabulary. To end the science lesson, they complete a KWL chart and share what they gathered...
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Creation of An Educational Toy, Game, or Story

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders create a toy, game or story suitable for a young child. They research magazines, catalogs, and child development texts for ideas. Students consider the age and development of the child.
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Energy Transformation with Balance Toys

For Teachers K
Students explore and identify the concepts of potential and kinetic energy. They define kinetic and potential energy and discuss examples of each. Students then play a game involving balance toys, demonstrating both kinetic and potential...
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Want to be an Activist? Start with Your Toys

For Students 5th - 12th
Who says you have to be famous to have your voice heard? A well-spoken 14-year-old tells her story of activism, and how it had a ripple effect that ended with toy company Hasbro inventing a whole new line of gender-neutral cooking...
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Motion of a Toy Car

For Students 9th - 12th
Using a windup toy car, young physicists explore motion concepts: origin, position, displacement, and velocity. Working in small groups, one member releases the car, another marks its position, and a third keeps time. After collecting...
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Old Toys

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
It's funny how things change over time. Show your class how different and similar toys from the past were to the toys of today. Each slide contains an image, name, and description of a toy typical of those used in the 1800's and early...
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The Spirits of Toys Past, Present and Future

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the evolution of toys and explore how the toy industry has adapted their products in response to advances in technology and changing customer expectations.
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Solar Kit Lesson #13 - Solarize a Toy

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Physical science or technology classes will be invigorated by this challenge: to convert a toy, game, or other device to run on solar power. In doing so, they will design the appropriate solar arrays. This is an A+ lesson, complete with...
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Sorting Toys

For Students Pre-K - K Standards
Do your kindergartners love playing with toys? Bring that passion to this matching activity, where they draw a line from illustrations of toys to matching toys. For extra fun, have them do the same activity with actual toys and hula hoops.
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Design and Build Your Own Vacuum Cleaner, Hair Dryer or Toy Car

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
No vacuum cleaner? No problem, just build your own. Scholars apply knowledge of currents to build a model of either a vacuum clear, a hair dryer, or a toy car. While the class completes the activity, instructors consider gender...
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How Do Toys Glow in the Dark?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The composition of teeth are such that when exposed to a black light, they absorb the UV light and glow! A radical video explores how different objects glow in the dark. The narrator discusses how different types of chemicals, called...
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The Physics of Toys

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore physics by experimenting with classic toys. In this physical science lesson, students utilize gliders, energy balls, bouncing balls, marbles and other toys to explore how they work. Students explore each toy at a work...
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Toys: Selection And Safety

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students focus on the selection and safety of children's toys. They describe the growth and development of the preschooler and explore the role toys play in child development. They assess what toys to select and safety features in toys.
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Corn Cob Toys

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Learners make toys from corn cobs. They study the many uses for corn, both historically and today. They write a description of the toy/object he or she has made and provide instructions for making it. They write and perform plays,...
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Toys of Creativity

For Teachers K - 5th
Pupils explore alternatives to everyday toys for creative projects. They assess all the uses of paper plates, paintings, Dixie cups, sticks, puppets, etc. For example, groups of students gather together Dixie cups to be creative a build...

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