Category Archives: Secondary

# 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) […]

# 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 […]

# Ramp it Up

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

# Isosceles Introduction

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

# 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).

# Polygons and Polyhedra

Students should be able to identify and name various polygons and polyhedra.

# 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

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

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

# Pythagorean Puzzler

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

# Protractor Practice

The group should be able to use a protractor to identify qualities of angles.

# You Sank My Battleshape

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

# Wicked Wands

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

# Bodacious Pool

Bodacious pool is a fun activity for children that helps improve co-ordination and problem-solving skills.

# Obstacle Organism

Improve balance and flexibility in children with Obstacle Organism - a fun activity for children that fosters teamwork in them.

# Plyo-Jump

Stretching Exercises For Children: Students will use agility and plyometric exercises to jump over the Toobeez “river.”

# Speed-Beez

Stretching Exercises For Children: Have students weave in and out of the tubes in a “figure eight” pattern.

# Skill Shooter

Cooperation Building Activities: Continue with this activity until all pairs of students have participated.

# Limbo Rock

Stretching Exercises for School Children: Students will Limbo beneath the Toobeez tube as low as possible.

# Laser Maze

Stretching Exercises For Children: Like a mouse, move from one end to the other of the Laser Maze without touching the shapes and/or tubes.

# Stretch-O-Mania

Stretching Exercises For Children: This activity will help students to increase their flexibility over the course of the school year.

# Crazy Eights

Engaging Activities For Students: Students will be able to demonstrate horizontal wand twirling.

# Spell-eez

Engaging Activities For Students: Teams of students will practice spelling words to move members through the obstacle course to score points.

# Paragraph Plan

Motivating School Children: Using the Toobeez, students can construct their own Toobeez house & label the house using sentences from their sample paragraph.

# Conversation Carwash

Group Activities For Children: With a partner, have students select a unique quotation line from a classroom novel and record it on a piece of paper.

# Anything Goes

Group Activities For Children: Students will write a short story from creative ideas they imagine and develop from a prompt built from Toobeez.

# The Rhyming Tree

Motivating School Children: Discuss if and why students like rhyme in poems. Ask students, “What role does rhyme play in a poem?”

# The Double Diamond

Fun Activities For Students: Analyze two stories to determine both similar and differing elements between the stories.

# Mount Plot Peak

Student Participation Activities: Using the Toobeez, students are going to construct a mountain plot line to represent the story events in The Wizard of Oz.

# Sentence Switchers

Teamwork Students Activities: Groups will identify complete subjects, complete predicates, simple subjects and simple predicates.

# How To-beez

Engaging Activities For Students: Allow students to revise the poorly-written directions to improve the instructions for building the structure.

# Succinct Summaries

Fun Activities For Students: Without revealing the answers, guide students through deciding between details and main events.

# Activity Books

What started out as a specialty toy has quickly grown into a favorite tool with trainers and facilitators.  When you combine the toy with the specially designed activities, it helps to break down intradepartmental barriers, and create a more cohesive group culture. You can use them as an ice breaker or design an entire event around them. All Activities […]