When it comes to holidays and kids, STEAM challenges are a win-win every time. Your kids or class will have a blast trying to rescue their turkey in our Thanksgiving-themed challenge, Runaway Turkey.
Happy creating, and be sure to share your awesome work with us using hashtags #DestinationImagination and #InstantChallenge.
CHALLENGE: Help! The turkey needs to escape, but can’t do it alone! Use your creativity and imagination to design your turkey and then build a device to transport it to safety.
Turkey: 1 paper plate, 1 paper cup, 1 tennis ball or golf ball, cardboard, construction paper, crayons/markers, legos, tape
Transporter: String (10 feet), 1 chopstick, 4 straws, 1 empty ribbon spool, 2 cardboard tubes, 6 paper clips, tape
TIME: 30 minutes
A. Up to 20 points for the creativity of your turkey
B. Up to 20 points for the creativity of your transporter
C. 10 points if your turkey is successfully transported at least 3 feet; or 15 points if your turkey is successfully transported at least 6 feet.
D. Up to 20 points for how well your group works together