Category Archives: Education
Catapult

Catapult

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ advanced activity book Objectives: Design a catapult Experiment with the catapult – What is the force needed to reach the furthest distance? Steps: Remember: colors of rods and other pieces may vary kit contains small pieces and may be a choking hazard, intended for ages 6+  
Skyscraper

Skyscraper

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ advanced activity book Objectives: Can you use only 10 spools and 11 blue rods to build a highest building that can stand alone Use any combination of spool and rod to create a skyscraper.   Remember: colors of rods and other pieces may vary kit contains small pieces […]
The Great Escape and Run Away

The Great Escape and Run Away

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ advanced activity book Objectives: 1.   Let the kids explore with inclined plane s, wheel and axle. 2.   Explore  the basic condition to allow the girl to slide from one side to another 3.   Explore the basic condition to make the girl slide safely without falling down along the […]
Ferris Wheel

Ferris Wheel

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ advanced activity book Objectives: 1.   Learn  that complex machines like a ferris wheel makes use of the simple machine – wheel and axle. 2.   Incorporate gear train into ferris wheel, the wheel is turning when we turn a small handle! (Transfer the force of turning the handle to […]
Crane and Dump Truck

Crane and Dump Truck

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ advanced activity book Steps: Crane Dump Truck Remember: colors of rods and other pieces may vary kit contains small pieces and may be a choking hazard, intended for ages 6+  
Spinning Wheel

Spinning Wheel

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ advanced activity book Objectives: 1.   Make a spinning wheel from the Sun  and planet gear model. 2.   Learn to know how the Sun  and planet gear model in apply in our daily life. Steps: Remember: colors of rods and other pieces may vary kit contains small pieces and […]
Sun and Planet Model

Sun and Planet Model

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ advanced activity book Objectives: 1.   Learn to know that the Earth revolves around the Sun and rotates by itself at the same time.  The Moon also turns around the Earth and rotates by itself at the same time. 2.   Learn to use Noggin BuilderZ to construct a Sun  […]
Change of Direction

Change of Direction

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ advanced activity book Objectives: Ask the kids to take note: When there is 1 idler gear, if the DRIVER gear turns clockwise, what is the direction of the FAN?  (clockwise or counterclockwise) When there are 2 idler gears, if the DRIVER gear turn clockwise, what is the direction […]
Gear Train

Gear Train

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ advanced activity book Objectives: 1.  Construct many little gear models 2.  Connect the little gear module using 2 end pins 3.  Join as many little gear models to become a gear train, it can be joined in different directions Steps: When there are more than 2 gears, the […]
Gear Down

Gear Down

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ advanced activity book Objectives: With the DRIVER as green gear 12T and DRIVEN as red gear 36T The GEAR RATION is 1/3 (green gear makes 3 turns and red gear only makes 1 turn) SPEED is 3 times slower TORQUE  is 3 times more (use less effort to drive heavy […]
Gear Up

Gear Up

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ advanced activity book Objectives: With the DRIVER as red gear 36T and DRIVEN as green gear 12T The GEAR RATION is 3/1  (red gear makes only 1 turn and green gear makes 3 turns) SPEED is 3 Times slower TORQUE  is 3 Times Less Gearing Up increases speed […]
Introduction to Gears

Introduction to Gears

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ advanced activity book Objectives: 1.   Learn what is a gear 2.   Learn how to name the gears by its number of teeth 3.   Learn how to name a gear (Driver, Driven, Idler Gear) by its position in a gear train 4.   Learn how to increase, reduce speed, change […]
Wheel and Axle

Wheel and Axle

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ advanced activity book Wheel and Axle Basics Objectives: A wheel and axle has 2 parts to it. The wheel, and the axle! The axle is a rod that goes through and locks to the wheel. It rotates along with the wheel. This lets the wheel turn . A […]
Lever

Lever

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ advanced activity book Objectives: A lever is basically a long stick that you push or pull against a pivot (fulcrum) to move something. A lever lets you move something heavy (lift load with less effort) or make something go fast We use levers in so many of our […]
Flag Pole

Flag Pole

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ advanced activity book Objectives: 1.   Learn to know the things that use pulleys in our daily life. 2.   Learn to make a flag pole using Noggin BuilderZ. 3.   Explore different ways of making a flag pole. 4.   Use imagination and creativity to design your own unique flag pole. […]
Inclined Plane Tower

Inclined Plane Tower

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ advanced activity book Steps: Use tape to secure the square sponge to the tower if it drops off.  At the same time, drop one disc or a coin from the tower and drop one next to the tower,  which one will reach the ground first?  What is the reason? Why would […]
Inclined Planes

Inclined Planes

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ advanced activity book Objectives: An inclined plane is a flat surface that is  sloped It takes less effort to move or lift something higher. The amount of work is the same: more force x shorter distance = less force x longer distance It will be harder to push […]
Simple Machines

Simple Machines

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ advanced activity book Objectives: 1.   Let the Kids learn about simple machines 2.   Learn how simple physics helps make everyday life easier. 3.   Explore a few types of simple machines: inclined plane pulley lever wheel and axle 4.   Use Noggin BuilderZ to construct some simple machines […]
Advanced Family Members

Advanced Family Members

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ advanced activity book Objectives: 1.   Let the kids name the new family members (parts) 2.   Explore with the new family members.  3.   Learn how to connect with other family members 4.  Use creativity and imagination to construct simple items with the new family members. Parts Used: Blue […]
Counting

Counting

Learning how to count becomes more fun when using toys to help. Choose pieces from your Think-EEZ kit. Count out five of one item and ten of another and so on depending on what the highest number you are going to. Count them out loud for the child then have them count with you. Keep […]
Writing Name

Writing Name

Use Noggin BuilderZ product to help construct letters of their name. Say each letter name aloud together. Give child blank piece of paper and begging showing how to make the shape of each letter. After some practice begin writing whole name with letters in order. Now just keep practicing and use ThinkEez to help child […]
Scooter

Scooter

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ intermediate activity book Scooter Objectives: Stimulate, inspire and nurture creativity Distinctive Characteristics: 1.  Handles  2.  Seat 3. Wheels  Steps: Using Noggin BuilderZ pieces and imagination build a scooter and make the scooter elaborate and high tech. Some ideas are shown below Antenna or laser beam Flower or radar Jet engine […]
In The City

In The City

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ intermediate activity book Landmarks Objectives: 1.  Understand that there are different landmarks in cities around the world 2.  Be able to observe and tell the distinctive features of the landmark. 3.  Discuss about the advantages and disadvantages (for example, what are the benefits and the problems of a skyscraper) […]
In The City- Petronas Towers

In The City- Petronas Towers

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ intermediate activity book Petronas Towers Objectives: 1.  Understand that there are different landmarks in cities around the world 2.  Be able to observe and tell the distinctive features of the landmark. 3.  Discuss about the advantages and disadvantages (for example, what are the benefits and the problems of a […]
In The City- Taipei 101

In The City- Taipei 101

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ intermediate activity book Taipei 101 Objectives: 1.  Understand that there are different landmarks in cities around the world 2.  Be able to observe and tell the distinctive features of the landmark. 3.  Discuss about the advantages and disadvantages (for example, what are the benefits and the problems of a […]
Dream World- Pirate Ship

Dream World- Pirate Ship

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ intermediate activity book Pirate Ship Objectives: 1.  Make the different types of rides in amusement parks. 2.  Discuss the safety precaution while playing in the amusement park. 3.  Use Noggin BuilderZ to construct different rides and games 4.  Artistic demonstration – beautify and decorate the amusement park. 5.  Modify […]
Dream World- Ferris Wheel

Dream World- Ferris Wheel

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ intermediate activity book Ferris Wheel Objectives: 1.  Make the different types of rides in amusement parks. 2.  Discuss the safety precaution while playing in the amusement park. 3.  Use Noggin BuilderZ to construct different rides and games 4.  Artistic demonstration – beautify and decorate the amusement park. 5.  Modify […]
Dream World- Bumper Cars

Dream World- Bumper Cars

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ intermediate activity book Bumper Cars Objectives: 1.  Make the different types of rides in amusement parks. 2.  Discuss the safety precaution while playing in the amusement park. 3.  Use Noggin BuilderZ to construct different rides and games 4.  Artistic demonstration – beautify and decorate the amusement park. 5.  Modify […]
Dream World- Rotating Ride

Dream World- Rotating Ride

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ intermediate activity book Rotating Ride Objectives: 1.  Make the different types of rides in amusement parks. 2.  Discuss the safety precaution while playing in the amusement park. 3.  Use Noggin BuilderZ to construct different rides and games 4.  Artistic demonstration – beautify and decorate the amusement park. 5.  Modify […]
Dream World- Swing Ride

Dream World- Swing Ride

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ intermediate activity book Swing Ride Objectives: 1.  Make the different types of rides in amusement parks. 2.  Discuss the safety precaution while playing in the amusement park. 3.  Use Noggin BuilderZ to construct different rides and games 4.  Artistic demonstration – beautify and decorate the amusement park. 5.  Modify […]
Animal Farm

Animal Farm

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ intermediate activity book Objectives: 1.  Learn  to notice the characteristics of  animals 2.  Construct the animals showing their distinctive characteristics using Noggin BuilderZ. 3.  Ability to distinguish features of the animal constructed 4.  Learn that all animals are living things and we should love them. 5.   Build an animal […]
Animal Farm- Peacock

Animal Farm- Peacock

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ intermediate activity book Peacock Objectives: 1.  Learn  to notice the characteristics of  animals 2.  Construct the animals showing their distinctive characteristics using Noggin BuilderZ. 3.  Ability to distinguish features of the animal constructed 4.  Learn that all animals are living things and we should love them. 5.   Build an […]
Animal Farm- Duck Family

Animal Farm- Duck Family

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ intermediate activity book Duck Family Objectives: 1.  Learn  to notice the characteristics of  animals 2.  Construct the animals showing their distinctive characteristics using Noggin BuilderZ. 3.  Ability to distinguish features of the animal constructed 4.  Learn that all animals are living things and we should love them. 5.   Build […]
Animal Farm- Tractor Trailer

Animal Farm- Tractor Trailer

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ intermediate activity book Tractor Trailer Objectives: 1.  Learn  to notice the characteristics of  animals 2.  Construct the animals showing their distinctive characteristics using Noggin BuilderZ. 3.  Ability to distinguish features of the animal constructed 4.  Learn that all animals are living things and we should love them. 5.   Build […]
My House- Kitchen

My House- Kitchen

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ intermediate activity book Plate Holder Distinctive Characteristics: 1. Slots to hold plates 2. Open, cross design Parts Used: 12 red rods 12 blue rods 4 yellow rods 14 spools 5 pins Steps: Using the pieces and knowledge, make the figure shown below Remember: colors of rods and other pieces […]
My House- Living Room

My House- Living Room

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ intermediate activity book Home Theater Distinctive Characteristics: 1. Large LCD screen 2. Stereo speaker each on left and right 3. DVD player and AV system 4. Table to hold equipment and storage purposes Steps: Using the pieces you’re familiar with, build a home theater that looks like the figure […]
My House- Study Room

My House- Study Room

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ intermediate activity book Stationary Holder Distinctive Characteristics: 1. Compartment to hold stationary and other items. Parts Used: 20 blue rods 7 red squares 12 spools Steps: 1.        2.        3.        4.        Remember: colors of rods and other pieces […]
My House- Bedroom

My House- Bedroom

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ intermediate activity book Bunk Beds Distinctive Characteristics: 1. Upper bed 2. Lower bed 3. Ladder to climb up Parts Used: 4 green rods 5 blue rods 2 yellow rods 8 spools red rectangle foam 5 red rods 12 holders 4 rubber pins 4 heads Steps: Upper Bed 1.   […]
My House- Dining Room

My House- Dining Room

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ intermediate activity book Teapot and Teacups Distinctive Characteristics: 1. Pot with long spout, handle and lid 2. Cups with handles Parts Used: 18 double pins 13 spools 6 holders 2 blue rods 1 rubber pin 1 disc Steps: For teapot 1.        2.        3. […]
My House- Playroom

My House- Playroom

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ intermediate activity book Game Table Distinctive Characteristics: 1. Table 2. Chair Parts Used: 2 blue rods 2 green rods red rectangle foam 4 pins 3 double pins 3 discs 7 spools Steps: 1.        2.        3.        4.        5. […]
Inside My House

Inside My House

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ intermediate activity book Objectives: 1.   Learn and name household items. 3.   Learn to tell the characteristics of an item. 4.   Use Noggin BuilderZ to construct items found in the house. 5.   Use imagination and creativity to design models that you want to place in your house. 6.   Artistic demonstration […]
My House

My House

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ intermediate activity book   Objectives: 1.   Learn to draw a plan of a house. 2.   Learn the items in different places of the house like oven and refrigerator in the kitchen, bookshelf in the study room, etc. 3.   Use Noggin BuilderZ to construct items found in the house. 4.   […]
3D Shapes and Games

3D Shapes and Games

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ intermediate activity book Objectives: 1.   Build basic shape of triangle and square. 2.   Explore other geometrical shapes that can be derived from basic triangles and squares. 3.   Let the kids understand that many things around us have basic geometrical shapes. 4.   Use imagination and creativity to design models or […]
Square Shapes

Square Shapes

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ intermediate activity book Objectives: 1.   Build basic shape of triangle and square. 2.   Explore other geometrical shapes that can be derived from basic triangles and squares. 3.   Let the kids understand that many things around us have basic geometrical shapes. 4.   Use imagination and creativity to design models or […]
Triangle Shapes

Triangle Shapes

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ intermediate activity book Objectives: 1.   Build basic shape of triangle. 2.   Explore other geometrical shapes that can be derived from basic triangles and squares. 3.   Let the kids understand that many things around us have basic geometrical shapes. 4.   Use imagination and creativity to design models or games derived […]
Meeting New Family Members

Meeting New Family Members

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ intermediate activity book Let’s start by introducing the new family members                             Ball                                           […]
Dr Seuss Foot Book Fun With Numbers

Dr Seuss Foot Book Fun With Numbers

Read the foot book with child. As you are reading count the feet and use Noggin BuilderZ product to construct The numbers. A classic book to enjoy reading and a great way to help your preschooler with numbers.
B Is For Bulldozer

B Is For Bulldozer

Learning alphabet and letter recognition with the book B is for Bulldozer by June Sobel. Teacher or parent can help child construct each letter of the alphabet. Read story and use letters for each page. Its a fun book and a fun way to work on letter recognition.
Tossing Game

Tossing Game

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ beginners activity book To build a tossing game with Noggin BuilderZ you’ll need: 9 spools 6 discs 12 blue rods a way to assign points to each box To construct the game: 1.   Form a group of 2 2.   Make 9 lollipops with spool and blue rod. 3.   Join […]
Photo Frame

Photo Frame

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ beginner activity book To build a photo frame with Noggin BuilderZ, you’ll need: 4 spools 2 disc pins 4 holders 1 disc 2 red rods 3 green rods 1.   Make 4 lollipops, 2 with green rods inserted into the side of a spool, another 2 with red rods inserted into […]
Name Spelling and Recognition

Name Spelling and Recognition

For younger children parents/teachers can construct letters using EZ toys; older children can construct letters themselves. First introduce each letter and have child repeat the letter name. Mix letters up on the floor and ask children to find the first letter of their name for example Richard was asked to find the letter R.   […]
House that Jack Built

House that Jack Built

Step one: begin reading story “The House that Jack Built” Step two: As the story goes follow along with child by building each step of the house. Step three: complete house and story by asking child if they can recall the steps of building the house.
Building Shapes with Think-EEZ

Building Shapes with Think-EEZ

My kids decided to try to make a cube and then add triangle shapes on top.  They used the pink covers to create a fort at the end.   They love creating 3D shapes with the items so far.  
Learning How to Estimate

Learning How to Estimate

This activity is for children 3-6 who are learning what it means to estimate and take an educated guess. 1. Build a 3D shape (box, triangle, etc) 2. Pin the cloth around the shape, so that balloons can fit into the shape. 2. Blow up balloons in various sizes. 3. Have the children guess how […]
Throw-Eez Throwing Game

Throw-Eez Throwing Game

Step 1- Have kids make 1  square out of each of the 4 different lengths of Think-EEZ (so you will have a large green, small green, large cream, small cream square) Step 2- Put your cloth materials down on the ground and place the squares on it from largest to smallest square (smallest being farther away) […]
Aleya made a letter "E"

What’s that Letter?: A Letter Recognition Game

This is a great letter recognition game.  It can be used with children as young as 4, who are just learning their letters, but can be adapted to include phonics and be used with children as old as 8. Activity Setup:  Put the rods and connectors in the middle of the floor and sit in […]
Two year old using his fine motor skills to put the pole into the connector

Early Childhood Fine Motor Skills Activity

This is an activity to help toddlers and pre-schoolers practice and strengthen their fine motor skills.  This activity uses the smaller poles, so the child/children can manipulate them successfully. Materials: Connectors and shorter poles Instructions: 1. Set materials onto the floor and invite the child/children to explore. 2. Allow the child/children to explore the poles […]
Stuffed Animal House

Stuffed Animal House

  Description:This activity fits into a Community Theme and is designed for the children to name and discuss different structures that people call home.  The children will use the materials, to create homes for their stuffed animals, and discuss how the homes they made are similar or different.  They will then name and discuss different […]
Tic Tac Toe

Tic Tac Toe

We used the large green toobeez attached with balls to make a tic tac toe board.  then to play the game, use the balls as O’s and 2 small green toobeez laid on top of each other to make X’s. Some additional ideas to make this work for a large group of kids would be […]
Intersecting Lines

Intersecting Lines

Intersecting lines are lines that cross each other.  Please illustrate intersecting lines. This is is great. It looks like you understand the concept, but we are working in three dimensions right now. Technically, those lines are on different planes and may not intersect. We are not going to get into planes right now, but we […]
Lines, segments, and rays

Lines, segments, and rays

Build me a line .   What is a line?  Answer a line goes on forever in two directions.   We are going to use the yellow balls at the end to show an end to a line.  Now build me a line.   What  is a segment?  A segment is a part of a […]
The TOOBEEZ Challenge

The TOOBEEZ Challenge

Build this to learn how TOOBEEZ and Think-EEZ work as building systems. What are Toobeez?  TUBES that connect EASILY with each other! The same way you and your group will connect easily and productively. A fun and innovative way to connect with your group.  You’ve come to the right place! It’s the ultimate giant construction […]
Geometry Unit Review

Geometry Unit Review

You will need paper, pencil, and your notes or a resource such as your iPad. Option 1:  Please write a short essay explaining how geometry plays a roll in engineering and design. Explain how geometry can assist us in building stable structures.   Option 2:  Discuss angles and describe whether angles would have the same […]
Flat Polygons

Flat Polygons

There are many many different types of polygons. Today we are going to work with many types of flat polygons. We are going to start out with building a triangle. I would like for you to build one triangle for me.  In two previous lessons we already learned something about the triangle we have already […]
Polygons with Volume

Polygons with Volume

Build a polygon and ask: What type of polygon is it? How many dimensions does it have? Can we make it have volume? How can we create volume? What is volume?   Spend your time making three-dimensional polygons. Pay attention to the obstacles that you find has your building.     If you were a […]
Polygons Review & Geometry Vocabulary

Polygons Review & Geometry Vocabulary

Today’s assignment was to build a polygon on from yesterday’s assignment. Is it two-dimensional or three-dimensional and why? Use as many descriptive words as you can to describe your polygon as it is now.   – Brandi  
Right Triangle Geometry Lesson

Right Triangle Geometry Lesson

We know we can absolutely make right triangles.  Why do we know we can definitely make a right triangle? The two forms of right triangles are isosceles right triangles and scalene right triangles. An isosceles right triangle has a right triangle into equal length sides.  A scalene right triangle has one right angle and no same length […]
Triangle Degrees Lesson

Triangle Degrees Lesson

In this triangles lesson, we’ll discuss the three different types of triangles. There are equilateral triangles, isosceles triangles, and right triangles. Do you know what it is to be an isosceles, right, and equilateral triangle? Your challenge is to build one isosceles triangle, one right triangle, and one equilateral triangle. Your child should find that […]
Active Listening

Active Listening

Active listening and hearing are two different things.  Hearing is to realize there was a noise, but to actively listen means that you were thinking and interpreting the noise.  It is analytical and requires discerning what you heard and what it meant.   This can be done in groups of 2 or more as long […]
Ramp it Up

Ramp it Up

Ramp it Up help students understand the importance of math and measurements in scientific experiments.
Isosceles Introduction

Isosceles Introduction

Encourage co-operation and teamwork in participants with Isosceles Introduction - a Toobeez team building activity.
PolyYurts

PolyYurts

After learning all about polygons, polyhedrons and Sierpinski Triangles, we can move onto a new fun shape: PolyYurts! Start with a polygon shape as the base (help as needed – great time to talk about what makes it a polygon!), and let the kids problem-solve how to build up from there. For example,  a HexaYurt […]
Polygon and Polyhedron Activity

Polygon and Polyhedron Activity

Step 1: Depending on the level and interest, start with simple figures like a triangle, square, or pentagon, then move to a hexagon, heptagon, octagon, nonagon, decagon.  Using the shorter rods may be easier as the polygons get more complex.  Discuss what makes a polygon and what changes happen as they increase in complexity. Here […]
Noggin BuilderZ Train Building Kit

Noggin BuilderZ Train Building Kit

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ beginner activity book Noggin BuilderZ train building kit is toy for toddlers and kids through primary school to use cognitive skills and motor skills to build a toy train To build a train with Noggin BuilderZ you’ll need: 4 blue rods 1 red rod 1 green rod 3 […]
Toy Helicopter

Toy Helicopter

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ beginner activity book The Noggin BuilderZ toy helicopter allows kids to create a toy that spins and emphasizes fine motor skills and cognitive application. To build the toy helicopter with your Noggin BuilderZ, you’ll need: 2 discs 1 disc pin 2 pins 5 green rods 2 red rods […]
Toy Car Building Kit

Toy Car Building Kit

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ beginner activity book A toy car building kit that uses fine motor skills and cognitive abilities to create a toy car that can move really fast. To make a fast car with your Noggin BuilderZ,  you’ll need: 1 pin 6 green rods 6 discs 3 wheels 3 spools […]
Toy Bathroom Set

Toy Bathroom Set

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ beginner activity book The total amount of pieces you’ll need are: 5 green rods 1 pink rod 1 blade 2 wheels 9 holders   we’ll start with the toothbrush, for which you’ll need the pink rod 3 holders   Place the holders all together on one end of […]
Building a Mini Table

Building a Mini Table

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ beginner activity book Building a mini table with Noggin BuilderZ uses shape skills and motor skills to crate a small and useful table. To build the table you’ll need: 4 spools 2 triangles 8 green rods 1 red rod   Start by creating a triangle with 3 spools, […]
Wind Direction Indicator

Wind Direction Indicator

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ beginner activity book The wind direction indicator uses many different Noggin BuilderZ pieces and can be used for personal and fun use or scientific and educational. Pieces you’ll need: 1 blue rod 1 red rod 1 orange rod 1 spool 1 cross 1 blade   Start by attaching […]
Noggin BuilderZ Toy Rocket Kit

Noggin BuilderZ Toy Rocket Kit

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ beginner activity book The toy rocket kit that you construct with Noggin BuilderZ and play with while learning how pieces go together and even counting practice. To build the toy rocket you’ll need: 9 holders 1 green rod 1 disc 2 spools Start by putting a spool on […]
Cell Phone Stand

Cell Phone Stand

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ beginner activity book The cell phone stand can be used to hold a cell phone to watch a video or hold business cards on a desk, and also provides a building activity. The pieces you’ll need are: 6 holders 2 blades 2 spools 1 green rod Start by […]
Building a Swing

Building a Swing

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ beginner activity book This activity for building a swing gets the kids acquainted with the cross and shows how the Noggin BuilderZ fit together and are able to move freely. Objective: See how the different pieces fit together Get acquainted with using the cross piece For the swing […]
Weight Scale Activity

Weight Scale Activity

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ beginner activity book The weight scale activity can be tested with other Noggin BuilderZ pieces or other household items to be used for math and science for many ages. For the scale you’ll need: 2 spools 3 wheels 7 green rods   Start by putting a green rod […]
Geometry Activity

Geometry Activity

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ beginner activity book This geometry activity is great because it can be used for various ages. This activity is great for counting, construction and geometry. Objective: Build and identify shapes For a cube you’ll need: 8 spools and 12  green rods   Start by building  2 squares, the […]
Insect and Animal Toys

Insect and Animal Toys

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ beginner activity book Building these insect and animal toys makes a toy for kids that they can play with outside or inside and build all by themselves. Objective: Work with the blade piece Make characters that can be paired with a Noggin BuilderZ garden The first and simpler […]
A Math Riddle: Euler‘s Formula

A Math Riddle: Euler‘s Formula

Through systematic observation and deductive reasoning, the group should be able to define an equation that is valid for any convex polyhedron (Euler’s formula).
Toy Table Fan

Toy Table Fan

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ beginner activity book A kit for building a toy table fan to spark creativity, thinking, motor skills, and real life application. Objectives: Learn to make a turning, free rotating module using Wheel. Explore on different method to make a revolving module  Pieces: 4 blades 1 spool 12 holders […]
Noggin BuilderZ Toy Figure

Noggin BuilderZ Toy Figure

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ beginner activity book Building a toy figure using Noggin BuilderZ, exploring children’s creativity, fine motor skills and cognitive application. Objectives: Learn to make basic module of figure, upper body, and lower body (leg) Learn how to use Hole Pin and Cross to construct human figure Pieces used: 2 […]
Physical Activity for Toddlers

Physical Activity for Toddlers

Crazy 8’s is a physical activity for toddlers and preschoolers to introduce types of physical activity, creative thinking and problem solving. This activity was fun and easy  for  kids as young as 1 year old. Have them attempt different types of spinning, and have fun while turning the wand. The object is to make Figure […]
Polygons and Polyhedra

Polygons and Polyhedra

Students should be able to identify and name various polygons and polyhedra.
Contractor‘s Crisis

Contractor‘s Crisis

The class should be able to build a three-story house model according to specified requirements and calculate the money required to wallpaper and carpet all the rooms
Math Hot Potato

Math Hot Potato

The student groups should attempt to answer all the sample problems in a timely manner. Likewise, they should seek to learn from other groups by challenging them to answer problems their group finds too challenging.
Proving Probability

Proving Probability

Each group must prove the validity of probability using the ball bucket experiment.
Pythagorean Puzzler

Pythagorean Puzzler

Each group will construct right triangles using Toobeez and learn to predict side lengths of triangles using the Pythagorean theorem.
Protractor Practice

Protractor Practice

The group should be able to use a protractor to identify qualities of angles.
You Sank My Battleshape

You Sank My Battleshape

Each group must try to “sink” the opposing team’s Toobeez battleshapes using knowledge of the Cartesian plane system.
Jet Plane

Jet Plane

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ beginner activity book Objective:  Learn to connect Rod to Spool. Stimulate imagination. Learn to describe characteristic of Jet Plane Name the parts Introduction: Ask the children what kind of things that can fly? (Let the children freely express themselves from their understanding and imagination) Let them guess the […]
Table Bowling Game

Table Bowling Game

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ beginner activity book Noggin BuilderZ table bowling game is a fun way to get kids as young as toddlers and all the way through primary school to learn how to build simple toys. Pieces: for 3 pins and a rolling bowling ball you’ll need 3 spools 3 pins […]
Lollipop Building Toy for Toddlers

Lollipop Building Toy for Toddlers

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ beginner activity book Noggin BuilderZ Lollipop is a building toy for toddlers and kids through primary school to get acquainted with Noggin BuilderZ and how pieces fit together. Pieces used: a rod of any color or size a spool, wheel or disc Building: 1. Ask the children if […]
Wicked Wands

Wicked Wands

Balancing & Flexibility Techniques For Children: Students will use various balancing and flexibility techniques with their wands.