To encourage reading, students earning their Accelerated Reader point goal each nine weeks are invited to Game Day in the library. Students can play games on the original PlayStation we have as well as participate in our themed activities. This nine weeks I decided on a hands-on activity in which students worked together as a team to build a marshmallow catapult. Each group was required to use all the materials provided to build a device capable of shooting a miniature marshmallow 12 feet! In addition, I added baby rattle and a cup stacker game to the events. In baby rattle, students were required to move gum balls from one soda bottle to another in the fastest time possible. The students were awesome! They were able to shoot a marshmallow over 15 feet, complete the baby rattle activity in 12 seconds, and stack the cups in 23 seconds.
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