Catapult Craziness

The Bundle Break Lesson Plan.

LEARNING OBJECTIVE:

 

In this care experience, children will explore the history of the catapult, observe physics in motion, learn about scientific terminology, and communicate what they discovered.Remember, the lesson is meant to be interactive and a conversation with the child. After asking them questions, always pause and wait for their response and reply accordingly.

 

THE MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED:

Clean spoon or plastics spoon

4 to 5 pieces of paper

Markers for decoration

Rubber bands

5 -Crafting sticks, washed popsicle/ice cream sticks, or tongue depressors (if the child does not have crafting stick, you could use pencils but it will be harder to work with.)

Tape measure or ruler

Child safe scissors

 

QUICK LESSON OUTLINE

 

Introduction: introduce yourself and ask child about themselves

Start lesson: history of the catapult

Quick activity: balls and energy

Continue lesson

Activity: build your own catapult

Read: poem

End session: takeaways

INTRODUCTION

 

Begin the session by introducing yourself to the child and/or parent. Confirm the care experience that they signed up for and review the materials needed.

 

Then start your session. To break the ice, ask the child their name, their age, and what their favorite thing to do is or favorite topic in school.

Explain that in this session you will explore the history of the catapult, learn some science, and discuss what you discovered together.

BUNDLE - NOT YOUR EVERYDAY CARE.

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