We weren’t even reading that story but thought it looked like fun and it reminded us of the pranks being pulled in our class story, ‘The Terrible Two’. So Mrs Graham promised us we could try it.
The instructions we read and checked
We mixed the ingredients
Here are the other things we needed
We prepared what we needed and borrowed food colouring from Whaea Angel. We read the instructions closely and made plans with a buddy about how we would make the hands. Luckily Rhonda was on board and we had a place to freeze them.
Nick and Donald have sealed the liquid in... we hope
This was a fiddly part
Not yet frozen
Thanks Rhonda for your help
We had lots of great questions:
All this discussion and the wet nature of the task made for some fun learning. As far as we know, no one hid their horrible hand in the sandpit as a prank but we did show (and scare) some juniors.
Who needs an icepack
Somewhat colder when frozen
Something terrible happened here
Much fun was had
Watch the video here. Wait for the surprise at the end. Students record their own learning.