Alternate Activity 4: Beaded Geckos
Activity time: 10 minutes
Materials for Activity
- Cord or yarn
- Handout 2, Beaded Geckos
Preparation for Activity
- Practice making a gecko so that you can lead the activity.
- Recruit some extra adults or teens to help out.
- Optional: view video (5:45).
Description of Activity
The children will make their own beaded gecko to remind them of the interdependence of the gecko on seemingly unrelated things.
Give each participant a copy of Handout 2, Beaded Geckos. Have each child select beads and using the instructions on Handout 2, guide the children through the steps. If possible, recruit some extra adults or teens to help out.