Pushing Limits with Paper

Young, Risa
April 2005
Scholastic Parent & Child;Apr/May2005, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p86
The article presents information for parents to make a cone for their children. The parents are required to use some basic geometry, spatial reasoning, and creativity when they make this cone. The materials required are construction paper, tissue paper, tape, glue, glitter and other collage or decorating materials. The parents should cut a sheet of paper into the shape of a triangle and also explain how the triangle can be rolled into the shape of a cone. They can then invite their child to decorate the triangle by drawing stripes, squares, circles, or anything.


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