Christmas Moves and Costumes with Scratch

Christmas Moves and Costumes with Scratch Description With Scratch you can create your personal interactive animation. With this activity you will learn how to make sprites (your characters) move. Materials Pc/tablet Internet connection Website: scratch.mit.edu Instructions When you first land on scratch.mit.edu you can create an account if you’d like

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Thaumatrope

Thaumatrope Description Create your personal thaumatrope - one of the first “cinemas” ever invented. Animations and optical illusions are strictly related in this playful experiment. Materials Paper Pencil Markers Scissors Tape / Glue Instructions Cut two circles of the same size out of your paper sheet. Draw a snow globe

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Snowflake Geometry

Snowflake Geometry Description Did you know that it's possible to “let it snow” by cutting a folded piece of paper? Prepare your imaginations, paper sheets, scissors...and a bit of geometry too - to see the magic happen. Materials Paper Scissors Marker Ruler Instructions Draw and cut a simple shape on

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Christmas Automata – Motion

Christmas Automata - Motion Description Have you ever found yourself starring at Christmas shop windows? The ones with polar bears and a moving Santa. This Christmas you can create your own unique Automata. If you follow this Advent Math's Calendar you will be guided step by step with tips and tricks to

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Snowman pop-up Card

Snowman pop-up Card Description Create your very special Christmas Pop-up card. You will need some paper and markers, and a lot of imagination. Materials Paper (A4) Coloured paper/cardboard (optional) Scissors Markers Glue Instructions Fold your sheet in half and cut it in the centre, into two rectangles. Pick one of

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Six Reindeers Puzzle

Six Reindeers Puzzle Description These logic puzzles will have the whole family engaged and can be easily recreated using materials from around the house. Or printing out our Reindeer version template. Materials Download our template with Reindeers HERE But you can try this activity with just paper and pen as well.

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Dance with your elf

Dance with your elf Description Algorithms are everywhere...Even a dance choreography is a list of instructions. Code your own dance with the help of elves! Materials Pc/tablet Internet connection Santa tracker website https://santatracker.google.com/codeboogie.html Instructions Click on the link to access the dance floor, then choose dance class to start. Code

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Christmas Wishes with Scratch

Christmas Wishes with Scratch Description With Scratch you can create your personal interactive animation. With this activity you will learn how to make sprites (your characters) speak with speech bubbles. Materials Pc/tablet Internet connection Website: scratch.mit.edu LINK HERE Instructions When you first land on scratch.mit.edu you can create an account

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Your first flip book

Your first flip book Description Be a cartoonist for a day! Prepare a notebook and a pencil or a pen and start sketch your character. Thanks to optical illusions you could see your drawing start moving. Materials Notebook Pencil Instructions Pick two blank pages of your notebook. Choose one corner

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Elf on the Shelf

Elf on the Shelf Description Create your own Elf from the template. Make a paper stand and learn how to balance your Elf on a Shelf! Materials - printable template - colour pencils / markers - scissors - glue stick Instructions Print out the .pdf template. HERE Colour it as

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