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Scribble Bot

Engage @ home | Engage in the classroom | Toytopia

In this activity, learners make a toy bot with a surprising ability: it scribbles on a sheet of paper. Go to activity at the NISE Network

Frankentoy

Engage @ home | Engage in the classroom | Toytopia

In this activity, learners make a “creature” by mixing and matching different parts of toys. The activity is designed to prompt conversation and reflection about responsible innovation, inspired by themes […]

LEGO challenge cards

Engage @ home | Engage in the classroom | Toytopia

This giant collection of LEGO challenge cards is a simple prep, fun way to sneak some STEM learning (science, technology, engineering and math) into the day. With cards that range from easy to difficult, […]

Popsicle-stick trusses: What shape is strongest?

Engage @ home | Engage in the classroom | Toytopia

Have you ever driven across a bridge or seen a building that is under construction and noticed the large metal support beams? What about all the wooden beams in a […]