Key: (1st/2nd/3rd) denote needed quantities: (1st) enough for 1 student doing all activities; (2nd) enough for 30 students working in self-paced pairs; (3rd) enough for 30 students working in pairs on the same lesson. Starred* items may be purchased here.
1/15/15: scissors -- heavy-duty to cut corrugated cardboard 1/5/5: bottle white glue *4/100/100: lined index cards 1/2/2: corrugated cardboard at least 30 cm long (boxes or flat sheets) * 2/40/50: straight pins * 1/3/3: boxes paper clips -- one brand only * 2/60/60: wooden clothespins 1/30/30: medium-sized tin cans * 1/3/3: rolls masking tape 1/3/3: paper punch tools 3/80/80: small paper drinking cups with flat bottoms * 10/150/150: light-duty rubber bands * 1/30/30: heavy-duty rubber bands 1/2/2: packages long-grained white rice 1/1/1: packages unpopped popcorn 1/1/1: packages pinto beans 10/100/100: coins of each kind: pennies, nickels, and dimes * 0.1/0.5/1: cups oil-based clay — 1 cup = 1/2 pound 1/2/2: packages notebook paper 1/10/10: metric rulers * 1/5/10: graduated cylinders — 10 ml capacity 1/1/1: water source 1/5/10: hand calculators (optional) 1/5/5: cups clean, dry gravel 1/5/10: size-D batteries, dead or alive 1/10/10: meter sticks or yard sticks * 1/30/30: birthday candles 1/5/10: books of matches 2/60/60: envelopes -- legal or personal size various: materials to use as a weight standard. Use whatever you have on hand. Useful items might include: thumbtacks, washers, beans, rice, straws, heavy string, clay, scissors, eyedroppers, spoons, a hole punch. 1/1/1: large bowl