Sunday, December 16, 2007

Unplugged Project - Yarn or String

This week's Unplugged Project idea was yarn or string.

I gratefully delegated this one off to my husband who included both boys in the making of a pulley. I guess I should not have been surprised they managed to incorporate their favorite toy into the picture. They used the train to power their first-class pulley. I was called when they were ready for photos.

This was inspired by a book we got from the library: Pull, Lift, and Lower by Michael Dahl.


Becky @ Boys Rule My Life said...

See, now that would really fit in it at my house! We LOVE the trains 'round here! :) Whoo! Whoo!

Fun and educational! Good use of string!

Kate in NJ said...

Looks like fun!

Anonymous said...

That is a very clever idea, and a very original use of string! I shall have to try and find that book at our library. Sounds interesting. Happy Holidays!

Maria said...

It's funny to mix two things, a train and an unplugged project.

Heather said...

That looks like a fun project. I might have to try it out with the boys.

Tamara said...

We love reading childrens non-fiction books from the library. I am learning a lot of things I did not know before and the kids seem to be learning too.

I did think it was sort of funny to use a battery operated train to operate the pulley but I still think it counts ;-)

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Claire said...

That's very creative. Well done!