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Build It Activity

Build It is a cooperative, team building activity that encourages students to work together, communicate, and think logically as they construct a geometric object to satisfy a set of given clues. If you’re looking to work on vocabulary, this activity introduces/reinforces words such as “face” and “edge.” I learned about Build It from Stanford’s website.  The …

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Square Puzzle Challenge (3 Puzzles in 1!)

Today I want to share with you the Square Puzzle Challenge. This year, Thursdays in my classroom were actually Brain Teaser Thursdays. It has been a lot harder than I anticipated to come up with a different brain teaser for every Thursday. Now, I love brain teasers, but there’s a definite difference between the brain …

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