Marshmallow Challenge--I did this with my students last year and they loved it.  Great team building activity for any age.

TalkThe Marshmallow Challenge is a remarkably fun and instructive design exercise that encourages teams to experience simple but profound lessons in collaboration, innovation and creativity.

Marshmallow Challenge Handout. A great team building activity for the first days of school! Watched it in action, all types of students get involved! Love it!

This FREEBIE includes a color and black and white handout to provide to teams of students engaging in the Marshmallow Challenge activity. This activity is

Use the book "Only One You". This would be really cool as a school-wide project! Maybe present to our outdoor classroom????

Use the book "Only One You". This would be really cool as a school-wide project! For the courtyard garden! Book of the month/school-wide project next year?

I think it's pretty awesome!

Fun activity if students finish early with assignments.what a great way to foster creativity! Finish drawing and write short explanation

Marshmallow and Spaghetti tower.  Engineering activity pin. Great for STEM!

Engineering activity pin - Marshmallow and Spagetti tower. I like the use of spaghetti. I would have never thought of that!

Post It Note Relay - give each team 2 packs of Post It Notes and see who can get all of them to stick to their person first

Post It Note Relay - give each team 2 packs of Post It Notes and see who can get all of them to stick to their person first. (I might steal this one for grown up parties, too) tween library game.

Ms. Third Grade first day of school -(or use as a good icebreaker for adults!)  I usually do something similar, but I think I'll do it as a BiNGO board this year...

Third Grade first day of school -(or use as a good icebreaker for adults!) I usually do something similar, but I think I'll do it as a BiNGO board this year. Me: I use something similar with my graders as a BINGO board.

Marshmallow Challenge Handout. A great team building activity for the first days of school! Watched it in action, all types of students get involved! Love it!

first day of school fun: Marshmallow Challenge Handout. A great team building activity for the first days of school! Watched it in action, all types of students get involved! Love it!

Small group problem solving: "You have 2 minutes to devise a method to suspend/hold as many marshmallows above the ground as possible." Pts awarded for creativity, building design, and number of marshmallow's successfully suspended. Construction Materials 5' length of string 1 bag of large marshmallows 10 rubber bands 5 straws 10 toothpicks

Small group problem solving: "You have 2 minutes to devise a method to suspend/hold as many marshmallows above the ground as possible." Construction Materials length of string 1 bag of large marshmallows 10 rubber bands 5 straws 10 toothpicks

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