Activity: Making Marshmallow Signs
to draw an idea
|~ 3||large marshmallows||per learner|
|~ 3||popsicle sticks/ lollipop sticks||per learner|
|1||box of markers||per learner|
|(Optional)||1||box of edible markers||per group of 2 learners|
- Totetude Safety Marshmallow Photo 1 [JPEG Image, 2.14 MB]
- Totetude Safety Marshmallow Photo 2 [JPEG Image, 2.73 MB]
- Gather materials.
- Review community safety signs by describing their shape, color, and purpose.
- Learners are given large marshmallows to put on popsicle sticks or lollipop sticks.
- Learners are instructed to replicate (draw) a safety sign they have seen in the community onto the marshmallows. One sign per marshmallow. *If the learners use regular markers, remind them that the marshmallows can not be eaten!*
- Once signs are finished, learners describe their sign to the group.
- Learners compare their signs to see if any are similar.
- Educator may wish to offer untouched marshmallows as a small snack.
- Stick the marshmallows into the ground outside. See what happens to them overnight.
- I am able to draw on marshmallows.
- I am able to explain community safety rules to others.
- I am able to sit in a chair with my back straight and my feet flat on the floor.