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Styrofoam Sculptures

 Styrofoam Sculptures are an open ended STEM activity for all ages! What can you create with styrofoam and toothpicks?
Styrofoam Sculptures
I had a package delivered the other day that had packing peanuts inside and I knew I had to put them to good use. I put a bunch in a bowl along with a container of toothpicks and presented it to B (5.5 years old).
I wanted to see what he’d come up with so I didn’t give him any instruction. Instead I told him I had saved them for him to create something fun.
Styrofoam Sculptures
First, he made an abstract sculpture. He was so proud of it.
Styrofoam Sculptures
Then, he had a different idea to make people and animal sculptures. Such a fun open ended activity!

 

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Wednesday 12th of February 2014

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Lisa Buben

Friday 16th of November 2012

Now that is getting creative, nice! I bet they could be used for holiday decorations too. Think they deserve a pin on Pinterest too!