“Make a Monster” Workshop with Learning Designers from Harvard Graduate School of Education
This one-hour pilot workshop is free and will be limited to 12 kids. Registration is first come, first serve.
When: Thur. 9/22 8-9pm ET
What to bring: Just your kid, a laptop, and any materials around the house. No prep is needed!
We’ll be building our very own monsters from recycled materials inspired by stories, from deep sea creatures like the legendary Loch Ness to flying beasts like the fabled Phoenix. Kids will learn to prototype their ideas, exercise critical thinking, and collaborate in problem-solving. Come create with us!
⏰5 min intro
- Around the circle: “What did you make this week?”
- Show examples for inspiration
- Let’s get started!
🔧40 min tinkering
- Hunt for materials
- Bring your idea to life
- Collaborate to solve challenges!
📣 15 min shareout
- Kids share what they created, along with a story!
About the instructor:
Hi there! 👋I’m Amy, an alumni of the Learning Design, Innovation & Technology program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. There, I redesigned a toy table with a team of MIT students 🚧, developed “paintable” playspaces for preschoolers 🎨, and cooked up a not-so-secret sauce for making learning fun 👩🍳. Over the past 2 years, I’ve run over 50+ online creative workshops for 20+ kids ages 4-9!