Ages 4 to 7

The projects are designed to be low on resources and technology free. These are developed keeping the learning outcomes of the specified age group in mind. We have attempted to make the projects engaging and related to multiple subjects and learning. Each of the projects is across approximately a week for about an hour a day, these can help in contexts without online-schooling options or to supplement it.

We intend for these projects to be adapted and contextualized to your context. Please do share feedback of student work and updated projects using the following link: Feedback Form

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HEALTHY AND SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLE (Level 1)

Learners will be introduced to recommendations on how to maintain physical and mental health, and then will be asked to implement those and monitor along the way.

LEADING QUESTION:

Is my family leading a healthy and sustainable lifestyle?

Total Time Required:
~7 hours over 8 days
Self-guided / Supervised activity:
Supervised (Medium)
Subjects:
Mathematics, Science
Resources Required
Low
shadows
SHADOW PLAY (LEVEL 1)

Learners will explore the qualities of light and shadows. They will create their own shadow theatre by illustrating part of their story, illustrating and cutting their own puppets and setting up the stage

LEADING QUESTION:

Can we create a show with shadows?

Total Time Required:
5 hours over 5 days
Self-guided / Supervised activity:
Supervised (Medium)
Subjects:
Science, Literacy, Art and Design
Resources Required
Medium
sound
SOUNDING OUT MUSIC (Level 1)

Learners will explore sound and music exploring different types of sound making their own instruments and writing sound patterns.

LEADING QUESTION:

Can you make your own music?

Total Time Required:
1 hour a day for 5 days (total of 5 hours)
Self-guided / Supervised activity:
Supervised (Medium)
Subjects:
Mathematics, Science, Literacy
Resources Required
Medium
abc
ABC BY ME (Level 1)

Learners will develop their own alphabet book, thinking through categories, illustrating images and exploring diagraphs!

LEADING QUESTION:

Can you make your own alphabet book?

Total Time Required:
10 hours over 2 weeks
Self-guided / Supervised activity:
Supervised (Medium)
Subjects:
Literacy, Art and Design
Resources Required
Low
poem
MAKE YOUR OWN POEM (Level 1)

Learners will get excited about books, by beginning to explore rhyming, CVC words and storytelling to make their own book

LEADING QUESTION:

Can you be an author?

Total Time Required:
5 hours over 5 days
Self-guided / Supervised activity:
Supervised (High)
Subjects:
Literacy, Art and Design
Resources Required
Low
blueprint
DRAW AND CALCULATE LIKE AN ARCHITECT (Level 1)

Learners use body parts in scale drawing of floor plans and calculate area using simple counting methods

LEADING QUESTION:

Can you be an author?

Total Time Required:
~6 hours over 4 days
Self-guided / Supervised activity:
Supervised (High)
Subjects:
Mathematics
Resources Required
Low
math
Jumping Math (Level 1)

Learner will design their own number line game to get a better grasp of number sense and conduct simple addition and subtraction functions

LEADING QUESTION:

Can you make your own number line?

Total Time Required:
6 hours total over 5 days
Self-guided / Supervised activity:
Supervised (Low)
Subjects:
Mathematics, Physical Education, Art and Design
Resources Required
Medium
plastic
WHY ALL THE PLASTIC? (Level 1)

The learner will have the opportunity to conduct science experiments to better understand the environment and present their learnings as a poster to convince their family to reduce – reuse

LEADING QUESTION:

Can you develop an alternative to plastic?

Total Time Required:
4. 5 hours total over 5 days
Self-guided / Supervised activity:
Supervised (Medium)
Subjects:
Science, Art and Design
Resources Required
Medium