The Yeti’s Lovie – An Instant Challenge

Feel free to adjust any materials, timing etc to reflect the age of your child(ren)

Challenge

Your challenge is to make something a Yeti would love and then perform a rhyming skit which includes at least one Yeti and it’s lovie.

 

Time: 6 minutes total

  • 4 minutes to make your Yeti’s lovie and plan your skit.
  • 2 minutes to preform your skit

 

The Scene:

Yetis are large hairy creatures resembling a bear, said to live in the Himalayas where it is very, very cold. Make up a skit about your Yeti and it’s lovie. By the way…. your skit must include rhymes!

 

Procedure:

  • Part One (2minutes): Make your Lovie, plan your skit, remember your skit need to rhyme.
  • Part Two (4 minutes): perform your skit for your family

 

Materials

  • 2 pieces of colored paper
  • 5 mailing labels
  • 4 craft sticks
  • 1 piece of fabric (size of your choice)
  • 1 sheet of foil paper
  • Newspaper

Provided but not included in your skit: colored markers, scissors and a pencil

 

Scoring:

  • Up to 20 points for the creativity of the rhyming during your performance
  • Up to 20 points for the creativity of your Yeti
  • Up to 20 points for the creativity of your Lovie
  • Up to 20 points for the creativity of your performance
  • Up to 20 points for how creatively you solved the overall challenge

 

Do Ahead

Collect the following materials:

  • 2 pieces of colored paper
  • 5 mailing labels
  • 4 craft sticks
  • 1 piece of fabric (size of your choice)
  • 1 sheet of foil paper
  • Newspaper
  • colored markers
  • scissors
  • 1 pencil

 

Debrief – After the team has finished discuss the following:

  • What kind of problems did you encounter when you made the Lovie?
  • How could you have used your materials differently?
  • What kind of problems did you encounter when you made your skit?
  • Did you finish planning in time?
  • What could you have done differently?
  • All good stories have a beginning, middle and an end. Did your story have all three parts?
  • Did your story have rhyming?

 

Follow Up:

  • Using the same materials, repeat the challenge after the debriefed. This gives them the opportunity to apply any corrections discussed during the debrief time.
  • Do the challenge again using different materials.