Developed with world-class educators and child psychologists, the cards are truly open ended, with no rights or wrongs. Strawbees® is a line of award-winning construction toys that aim to stimulate kids’ imaginations and make STEM learning fun. The Pocketful of Ideas is a set of 105 challenge cards designed to spark creativity and foster problem-solving skills. Kids (and adults!) can choose a challenge card, sketch their ideas, and bring their solution to life using their favorite Strawbees® construction kit or other building or crafting materials. This is the A in STEAM Education. Art is a key ingredient to be a good problem solver.
There are over 100 STEAM challenges broken down into two deck types! The Inventor deck gives simple inspiration while the Crazy Inventor deck is a story with a problem that you solve. Pick a card and create something by drawing, building with Strawbees®, or adding any material you can find. Construct a new home for your pet fish or build a submarine as solutions to the story!
Designed for up to 25 Students ages 6 to 16, these cards have endless possibilities. Use in your Makerspace or to help your Library become a Makerspace. Perfect for the Classroom or the Afterschool Classroom. Science Centers, Summer Camps, Sleep overs and more. Convenient pack makes for easy travel and can make your travel more fun and educational.