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    teamwork Enrichment Projects 
    Idea List

    Ideas for those of you who love extra learning 
    and showing your creative side!

    • GAME - Create a game on a topic with instructions, game pieces and board. Test it on friends. 

    • STRUCTURE - Make a 5 foot tall structure using 7 or more materials. Take a picture and bring it to school. 

    • SCHOOL or TOWN VIDEO PROJECT - make a video on your school or town's history or present.

    • HOW-TO VIDEO PROJECT - create a how-to video to teach how to do something you know how to do well  

    • ANIMAL PROJECT - Write a report on an animal. Include a model and a poster

    • INVENTION - Make and build an invention that improves something. Bring it to school and present it to the class. 

    • MUSICAL INSTRUMENT - Create a new musical instrument and make up a song using it.

       
    • BLUE PRINTS - Design blue prints and build a model for a future house or other building.

    • PUPPETS - Make puppets and do a show for the class with them.

    • TOY - Design a new toy. Test it and write up the results. Share it with the class.

    • SPORT - Design a new sport. Test it, write up the results.

    • COOKING - Make a new food recipe. Taste test it with a group of people. Write up results in a graph.

       
    • PLANET - Pretend you discovered a new planet and its inhabitants. Do a one page news report about it, a model of the planet, model of the aliens, and/or schematics of the planet in space and topographical map of the planet.

    • ORIGAMI - Make 3 very well done different origami figures and make a directions poster for one of them using photos or real life models for each step.

    • COMPUTER - Create a computer game or program with directions and a picture (It doesn't really have to work, this is just a model).

    • TV SHOW - Make your own TV show or short film.

    • PET TRAINING - Train a pet to do a new, interesting trick or set of tricks. Show a before, during, and after video of the training process.

    • MUSIC VIDEO - Create a music video using another musician's music or your own.

    • ORIGINAL SONGS - Write and record at least two of your own original songs.
    • MUSICAL PARODIES - Write new lyrics to a well-known song.

    • PLAY - Write a live play/skit and invite other students to perform in it. You direct it and present it.

    • DRINK INVENTOR - Make up your own drink creations. Present the recipes in book form and a create a graph of taste test results done with several people.

    • CHAPTER BOOK - Write a chapter book of 5 or more chapters.
    • POETRY - Write a book of 20+ poems you have written with pictures to go with each.

    • AUTOBIOGRAPHY - Write an autobiography and include pictures. This must have at least 10 major events.

    • BIOGRAPHY - interview someone living and with their cooperation create a biography of them with pictures.

    • TEACHER BIOGRAPHY BOOK - Do a mini biography book of a teacher at your school and type it up. Get the teacher's permission to use anything they tell you. Put together a copy of the book for the teacher in it.

    • VIDEO COMMERCIAL - Make 3 different videotaped commercials for something you design or think up.

    • ENDANGERED SPECIES MOVIE - Make a movie about endangered species in general or one type of endangered or extinct animal.

    • TRANSPORTATION - Design a new form of transportation and build a model of it.

    • SCHOOL IMPROVEMENTS - Do something specific to improve the school. First get permission from the principal or teacher if necessary. Examples: Plant a flower garden, organize a group of students to do regular weekly trash pick up from the grounds outside.

    • FIRE PROTECTION - Design 3 new types of fire protection - including better fire resistant clothing, a new fire alarm, etc.

    • IMAGINARY ANIMAL REPORT - Create an imaginary animal and write a report about it as if it was real. Make a model and poster of it.
    • VEHICLE - Create a new vehicle or device to help the handicapped. Write a one page report on what it is.

    • COMICS - Write a 10 page comic book or series of 10 or more cartoons from scratch.

    • COMIC REWRITE - Draw or design a comic book to retell a novel or famous short story.