Bored Kids? Make Quicksand and Hunt for Gold!
An activity your kids (and you) will love!
Kids have always been fascinated by quicksand. Now they can make it at home and have fun learning about it at the same time.
Simply watch this Fun Fact Video on How to Make Quicksand here:
And if you have an iPad, iPhone or iPod touch, they can see how Treasure Kai has to remember a lesson from science class to escape quicksand in the award-winning, interactive treasure hunt adventure storybook app, Treasure Kai and the Lost Gold of Shark Island.
They’ll have so much fun helping Kai find gold, they won’t even realize they’re getting extra reading in!
This book app is winner of Best in Category in the New Media Film Festival, a Digital Storytime “Top 25 Most Essential” and “Top 10 Most Original.” Download Treasure Kai here.
Want to take the learning one step further?
Check out our Quicksand Research activity, aligned with Common Core State Standards, that’s been used in classrooms across America.
Watch teacher, Katie Miller Wainscott giving feedback to author, Karen Robertson, about this activity!
More about the “Researching Quicksand” Curriculum Activity
Subjects: Language Arts, Science
Student will brainstorm a topic about quicksand, and then will then present important facts about the topic.