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Build a Hoop Glider - Only 3 Materials Needed!!!

Wow! I can't believe July 4th has come and gone! Hope you all had great days off, or the day off in general!!

I thought we'd jump back into some activities with a great experiment I found on ScienceBob.com . (As a side note, if you haven't checked out Science Bob you NEED to go now! It's AWESOME)

 I made this "Hoop Glider" on Monday with my language client, but it can be used for anything. I took the directions and made them an auditory comprehension activity. I then used the article to have him answer passage-based WH-questions. I also took vocabulary from the article and used two different definitions to have the client decipher which was a true/false definition. We then raced and made predictions about which glider would go faster!

I've used this activity before for measurement, problem solving, inferencing, etc.

Recently, I used this for an artic client and had him write his target sound on the strips of paper. He then produced the sound after doing each step, and flew his glider into giant cut-outs of the sound. Each cut-out had a number on it that indicated how many times he had to say the sound. He loved it!

Download the Hoop Glider lesson HERE. Let me know how it works for you!! :)

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