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MATH: Doodle-Counters (Counting & Number Correspondence)

In this activity, students will practice counting, while creatively reinterpreting the numbers 1-10 as doodled animals, people, or objects, and drafting a related drawing that demonstrates one-to-one correspondence for each number. *By substituting higher numbers, this same activity can be used with first and second grade students.
Two 45-minute sessions
Beginner
K - 2nd

MATH: Doodle-Butterflies (Symmetry)

In this activity, students will work in pairs to doodle symmetrical butterflies to be displayed as stained glass renderings mounted on windows or against fabric backdrops. This activity is simple, yet it yields exquisite results.
Two 45-minute sessions
Beginner
K - 2nd

MATH: Doodle Difference

Students work in pairs to subtract the difference within 20, and decipher a color-key in order to Doodle a Doodle-Dog, bones, and bowls using the appropriate colors. Then students will create their own subtraction stories using Doodle-Dog to act it out. *See standard 1.OA.6 for a list of mental strategies.
Two 45-minute sessions
Beginner
K - 2nd

MATH: Doodle-Sums

Students explore subtraction and decipher a color-key in order to doodle the Doodle-Bird and her babies with the appropriate colors. Then students will create their own addition stories using the Doodle-Bird and other doodles to act it out. *See standard 1.OA.6 for a list of mental strategies.
Two 45-minute sessions
Beginner
K - 2nd

MATH: Doodle Place Value Art

In this activity, students will work in pairs to doodle ones, tens, and hundreds "base ten blocks" using a pre-made stencil. Each partner will then arrange the blocks to create his or her own picture and then determine the value of the picture by adding up the ones, tens and hundreds used.
Two 45-minute sessions
Beginner
K - 2nd

MATH: Comparing Numbers with Doodle Gator

In this activity, students will work in pairs to doodle models which will be used to identify sets of numbers as greater than, less than or equal to. Students will hear the story of Doodle-Gator, a hungry, number-chomping gator who always likes eating the largest number, and Equal Eagle, who loves balancing numbers of equal […]
Two 45-minute sessions
Beginner
K - 2nd

3Doodler Reading Pals

In this phonics activity, students will work on decoding strategies in groups of three utilizing the six phonics reading pals, Chunky Monkey, Stretch-it-out-Snake, Skip-it Frog, Eagle Eye, Tryin' Lion, and Fishy Lips, as mnemonics. After reviewing and practicing each reading strategy, students will doodle each reading pal, place it on a binder ring and identify […]
Two or three 30-minute sessions
Beginner
K - 2nd

Doodle-Magic-Spelling

In this lesson, students will work with a partner to doodle a list of spelling words written on paper cards. Students will peel off the letters, shake them up in a cup, spill the letters on a desk, and arrange the letters to spell words. In the second half of this lesson, students will toss […]
One 45-minute session
Beginner
K - 2nd

Doodle-Faces (Writing: Show-Don't Tell-Your Character's Emotions)

In this lesson, students will work with a partner to develop a character and share his or her emotions. Students will use pre-made and self-made stencils to doodle the eyes, nose, and mouth on the face of their character in order to visually express their character's emotion and then write about it, using behavioral actions […]
One or Two 45-minute sessions
Beginner
K - 2nd

Swat the Doodle-Fly: Sight Words

In this lesson, students will use the 3Doodler to create fly swatters and a fly for a sight word game. These doodles will be used to swat sight words, developing word recognition, speed, accuracy, and confidence in recognizing and reading sight words aloud. *Use grade-appropriate sight words for this lesson. Reference the sight words from […]
Two 45-60 minute sessions
Beginner
K - 2nd

Doodle-Snowman Glyph (Sharing Data)

In this lesson, students will work in pairs to doodle a simple snowperson by reading and answering questions in a glyph format. The glyph will be introduced as an alternate way to share information.
One 30-minute session
Beginner
K - 2nd

Operation Dr. Doodler

In this lesson, students will work with a partner to become Doodle-Doctors by doodling and inserting the proper vowels into their patients. Similar to the classic Operation game, students must insert the proper doodled vowel with tweezers. If the wrong vowel is selected, the partner buzzes. The Doodle-Patient Template, which is also the "game board" […]
One 45-minute session
Beginner
K - 2nd

Doodled-Story-Stone-Soup

In this lesson, students will work with a partner to doodle 4 different story-stones with nouns. Students will use these story-stones as writing prompts, incorporating them into a simple story with a beginning, middle, and end.
One 45-minute sessions
Beginner
K - 2nd

Doodle Sentence-Pals

Students will work in pairs to doodle a Sentence-Pal, which will be used as a reminder of what is needed to write a complete sentence. Students will use their Sentence-Pals like paper dolls, and dress them in sentence strips, which will then be checked and corrected using a 3Doodler. Students will also write their own […]
Two or three 30-minute sessions
Beginner
K - 2nd

Doodle-Detectives

In this lesson, each student will take on the persona of a word-sleuth detective, solving mysteries behind robust vocabulary words. Students will doodle a magnifying glass to use on each clue, with the goal to uncover the culprit who stole the cookies from the cookie jar. Along the way, students will identify the type of […]
Two 45-60 minute sessions
Beginner
K - 2nd

Compound Words

In this lesson, students will work with a partner to put together words that create compound words. Each partner will then create a stencil to illustrate one of the words in the compound word and doodle it. Partners will weld their doodles together to create compound word doodles! This is a tactile and memorable way […]
Two 45-minute sessions
Beginner
K - 2nd

Doodle Magic Spelling

In this lesson, students will work with a partner to doodle the initial letters of their first and last names using twigs. Practicing letter recognition is an integral part of the Kindergarten curriculum. The creative and novel aspects of this hands-on project will keep your students engaged while exploring not only letter formation, but also […]
One 45-minute session
Beginner
K - 2nd

Alpha-Doodles

In this phonics activity, students will work in pairs to practice arranging letters to form words in the -at word family and sound them out. Students will first doodle alphabet letters to look like an object or animal that begins with that letter. Using this association to recall letter sounds, students will read each word […]
Two or three 30-minute sessions
Beginner
K - 2nd

STEM: Earth's Structure and Beyond!

In this activity, students will work with a partner to compare a cross-section of planet Earth with cross-sections of other planets. Students will compare and contrast the structures and layers of various planets. Students will record their observations and doodle 3D models of cross-sections of Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune
One 45-minute session
Intermediate
3rd - 5th

STEM: Doodle Maze

Lesson Summary: In this activity, students will work in pairs to design their own 3Doodler Marble Maze using an online interactive maze tool. Students will incorporate elements of maze design including diversions into their mazes and then play them using a tiny tin foil ball as the marble.
Two 30-minute sessions
Intermediate
3rd - 5th

STEM: Stars and Constellations

In this activity, students will work in pairs to research what causes the apparent brightness of stars and constellations. Students will write a fact-based argument to respond to this question and then create a model of a selected constellation with a 3Doodler and glow in the dark plastic sticks.
One 45-minutes session
Intermediate
3rd - 5th

ELA: 3Doodler Stop-Motion

In this activity, students will work in pairs or small groups to identify the theme of a fictional text, summarize a scene that best reflects the theme, and create a 3Doodler stop-motion animation to enact the scene. Creative thinking skills will be integrated into this hands-on project that will help you assess your students' level […]
One 45-minute session
Intermediate
3rd - 5th

STEM: Cloud Doodlers

In this activity, students will work in small groups to research 4 different cloud types, their heights, and associated weather conditions. Students will document their research in a series of 3Doodled clouds and then creatively repurpose them as everyday objects, animals and/or people.
Two 45-minute sessions
Intermediate
3rd - 5th

MATH: Fractal Trees

In this FRACtivity, students will examine the natural ecology of tree branching, while exploring mathematical ratios and quotients to help interpret data. Students will work in pairs to create their own Doodled fractal tree as a tangible example of fractals. Within this activity, students will measure length and angles of branching, using rulers and protractors. […]
Two 45-minute sessions
Intermediate
3rd - 5th

MATH: Doodler Dice Rollers

In this activity, students work in pairs to doodle their own dodecahedron (12-sided) and icosahedron (20-sided) dice to use in math game that practices order of operations. Students will then create their own Doodle Dice Roller games to practice math skills.
Two 30-40- minute sessions
Intermediate
6th - 8th

Math: Parabolic Art and Geometry

Students will work in pairs to graph Parabolic Curves over 4 quadrants of an x- and y- axis, and then create a series of conjectures about Parabolic Curves based on their measurement of lines, angles, symmetry and patterns. The resulting product will be similar in appearance to string art.
One or Two 50-minute sessions
Beginner
3rd - 5th

MATH: Fractal Fractions

In this FRAC-tivity, students will work in pairs to explore fractions and Sierpinski's Triangle. Working in pairs, students will 3Doodle a series of triangles that represent the progressive stages of a Sierpinski's Triangle and then record data as fractions. Students will then interpret observable patterns based on recorded data.
Two 45-minute sessions
Beginner
3rd - 5th

DoodleMultiples

This activity blends math and art. Students will work in small groups to practice working with multiples of 2 and 5. Students will organize multiples in a table and use them to create a design based on a repeated set of instructions: UP, RIGHT, DOWN, LEFT. The resulting design will engage your students while affording […]
One 45-minute session
Beginner
3rd - 5th

Elemental Superheroes and Supervillains!

In this activity, students will creatively explore elements in the periodic table. Students will work in pairs to design their own 3Doodler contour superhero or supervillain mask, which embodies the qualities and associations of their assigned periodic element.
Three 40-minute sessions
Intermediate
6th - 8th

STEM: Doodled Animal Prosthetics

Doodle Doctor, STAT! In this bioengineering and design activity, students will work in pairs to design and doodle a prototype for an animal prosthesis that meets the constraints of a simulated design problem.
One-two 50-minute sessions
Intermediate
6th - 8th

STEM: Bridging the Gap

In this activity, students will work in pairs to design a bridge that can withstand the heaviest amount of weight when spanning a gap of 20 cm using a 3Doodler and no other materials.
One-two 50-minute sessions
Intermediate
6th - 8th

Fibonacci Spider Webs

Students explore the mathematics and design of Fibonacci's golden spiral.
Two 45-60 minute session
Intermediate
3rd - 5th

Fossils: Doodling and Diggin' the Earth

Design and 3Doodle a cast and mold for a set of trace fossils of a dinosaur's bones.
Two 45-60 minute sessions
Advanced
3rd - 5th

Simple Machine Design Challenge (Forces and Motion)

Students brainstorm, design and create models of simple machines.
One 45 minute session
Intermediate
3rd - 5th

3Doodled Tops (Force & Motion)

Students design, construct, test, adjust, and retest a top.
Two 45-60 minute sessions
Intermediate
3rd - 5th

Plant Adaptations (Living Things)

Students synthesize and apply what they know about plant adaptations.
Two 45-60 minute sessions
Intermediate
3rd - 5th

Upcycle with 3Doodler

Students upcycle products using objects collected at home and in school.
Two 45-60 minute session
Intermediate
3rd - 5th

Dial up the Sun! Patterns on Earth and in Space

Students design an innovative gnomon for a functional sundial
One 45 minute session, which must be followed up over 6 consecutive hours. *Conduct this activity on a sunny day!
Beginner
3rd - 5th

Reptile Renovators

Students match up various physical descriptors from different reptiles.
Three 45-60 minute sessions
Intermediate
3rd - 5th

3Doodler City (Area and Perimeter)

Students brainstorm and design a city comprised of shapes.
Three-four 45 minute sessions
Intermediate
6th - 8th

Doodle-the-Dots (Multiplication Patterns)

Students practice multiplication by connecting-the-dots.
One - 45 minute session
Intermediate
3rd - 5th

Jumping Circles (Organizing Data and making Conjectures)

Students observe the mathematics behind 3Doodled circle jumps.
One-two 45 minute sessions
Intermediate
3rd - 5th

Pentomino Puzzler (Geometry)

Students create pentominoes and then assemble them to solve the 6x10 rectangle.
One-two 45 minute sessions
Intermediate
3rd - 5th

3Doodler Alive! (Personification)

Students create concrete examples of personification with everyday classroom objects.
Two 45-60 minute sessions
Intermediate
3rd - 5th

Developing a Character

Students will work in small groups to craft a story character.
Two 45-60 minute sessions
Intermediate
3rd - 5th

(Primary): Build a Better Bubble!

Students design a bubble wand as well as alter a bubble mixture.
Two 45-60 minute session
Intermediate
K - 2nd

(Intermediate): Build a Better Bubble!

Students engineer a new design for bubble wands and study shape, surface area and pressure.
Two 45-60 minute session
Intermediate
3rd - 5th

Line Talkers (Alliteration)

Students create continuous line drawings, then border them with alliterated words.
Two 45-60 minute sessions
Intermediate
3rd - 5th

Touch Text (Vocabulary)

Students create a tactile system for identifying words and their meanings through touch.
Two 45-60 minute sessions
Intermediate
3rd - 5th

Masquerade Party (Theme & Symbolism)

Students analyze the theme of a guided or shared reading book.
Two 45-60 minute sessions
Intermediate
3rd - 5th

Puppets & Props (Story Retelling)

Students enact a scene using 3Doodled finger puppets.
Two 45-60 minute sessions
Intermediate
3rd - 5th

A Field Guide to Fantastic Beasts - and where to find them (Research/Creative Writing)

Students will design a fantastic beast and create a field guide.
Three 45-60 minute sessions
Intermediate
3rd - 5th

Metaphors & Similes: Redefining and Transforming Objects

Students design concrete examples of metaphors and similes.
Two 45-60 minute sessions
Intermediate
3rd - 5th

Tessellations (Geometry)

Students use visualization, spatial reasoning and geometric modeling to solve a problem.
One 45-minute session
Intermediate
3rd - 5th

Idioms: You're an Idiom

Students use research skills to write about the origin and meaning of an idiom.
Two 45-60min sessions
Intermediate
3rd - 5th

GeoMetric Collage Maker

Students create a collage, resulting in crayon rubbings used to calculate area and perimeter.
Two 45-60min sessions
Beginner
K - 2nd