Estimated Cost per Kit: $17.00
Difficulty Level: Low

LINKING STICKS

Goal: Use the linking sticks and popsicle sticks to build anything of your choice. Options may include:

  • Building or structure     

  • Piece of furniture          

  • Favorite character        

  • Form of transportation

 

MATERIAL

  • Laser cut pieces from 1/8-inch Baltic Birch Plywood

(Please complete the contact form on the home page to receive the file.)


Maintenance of the Linking Sticks Kit is minimal as long as parts are returned. Also, as noted above, the sketchpad and the colored pencils are optional as we suggest that youth sketch their idea(s) before building.

1/8-INCH BALTIC BIRCH PLYWOOD
(QTY. 2)
SIZE 12 X 12

 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS

By School Librarians and Media Specialists

We provide a direct link for information on each book, including book description and cost.

IGGY PECK, ARCHITECT

by Andrea Beaty

Iggy has one passion: building. His parents are proud of his fabulous creations, though they’re sometimes surprised by his materials—who could forget the tower he built of dirty diapers? When his second-grade teacher declares her dislike of architecture, Iggy faces a challenge. He loves building too much to give it up!

WHOOSH! LONNIE JOHNSON’S SUPER-SOAKING STREAM OF INVENTIONS

by Chris Barton

You know the Super Soaker. It’s one of top twenty toys of all time. And it was invented entirely by accident. Trying to create a new cooling system for refrigerators and air conditioners, impressive inventor Lonnie Johnson instead created the mechanics for the iconic toy.

THE BOY WHO HARNESSED THE WIND: CREATING CURRENTS OF ELECTRICITY AND HOPE

by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is a remarkable true story about human inventiveness and its power to overcome crippling adversity. It will inspire anyone who doubts the power of one individual's ability to change his community and better the lives of those around him.

THE GIRL WHO NEVER MADE MISTAKES

by Mark Pett and Gary Rubinstein

Meet Beatrice Bottomwell: a nine-year-old girl who holds the record of perfection in her hometown, where she is known as The Girl Who Never Makes Mistakes. Life for Beatrice is sailing along pretty smoothly until she does the unthinkable, she makes her first mistake.

 
 
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