Edukits

Get in the spirit, rent an EduKit.

Our EduKits, now for rent, are themed, fun and filled with educational content!

What are they?

EduKits are small, rolling suitcases filled with educational games, toys, manipulatives, books and art supplies. They make great center activities, or can enhance whole group instruction. Each EduKit has a different theme, but the possibilities are endless!

How do I get one?

One EduKit can be rented for two weeks for $40.

Please contact the Manager of Curriculum & Outreach at 305.373.5437, ext.123 or send an email to nicolette@miamichildrensmuseum.org for more information.

What are the different EduKits available?

There are 5 great EduKits to choose from. Here's what they contain.

Pattern Pandemonium

Grades K-3

  • TanTastic! TanGrams book + pop out pieces
  • Pattern play, wooden piece game
  • Pattern blocks, plastic
  • Pattern blocks, plastic
  • Geometric foam piece pattern pieces, backyard bugs or stars and triangles
  • Kaleidoscope
  • Tan Grams puzzle pack (2)
  • Rhythm sticks, 1 box of 24
  • 1 ocean-themed floor puzzle
  • Dado Cubes set

Meets the following Sunshine State Standards:
MA.K.G.5 (Geometry and measurement)
MA.K.A.4 (Algebra – identifies and replicates patterns)
MU.A.1.1. (Sings alone and with others)
MU.B.1.1. (Improvises melodies, variations, and accompaniments)
MA.K.G.2 (Describe shapes and space)
SC.A.1.1. (All matter has observable properties)

Where in the World?

Grades 1-5

  • Large photo cards,multi-cultural kids
  • Looms and yarn, 4
  • Brain Box, USA
  • Brain Box, World
  • Art Supplies (consumable)
    – 1 pack multi-cultural construction paper
    – 5 bottles glitter glue
    – 1 oz. bag glitter mini pom-poms
    – 1 bag glittering rhinestones
    – 6 paint brushes
    – 7 pints of paint
  • 1 ocean-themed floor puzzle
  • Books – 8
    – Colonial kids
    – Kids around the World Play!
    – More than just Moccasins – book
    – A-Z Brazil
    – De Colores and Other Latin American Folk Songs
    – Brazil: A True Book
    – Tonight is Carnaval
    – Carnaval by George Ancona

Meets the following Sunshine State Standards:
SS.A.3.1 (Understands components of various civilizations)
SS.B.1.1 (Understands the world in spatial terms)
VA.A.1.1 (understands and applies media, techniques, and processes)
VA.B.1.1 (creates and communicates a range of subject matter, symbols, and ideas using knowledge of structures and functions of visual arts)
VA.C.1.1 (Understands the visual arts in relation to history and culture)
VA.D.1.1 (understands the visual arts in relation to history and culture)
VA.E.1.1 (makes connections between the visual arts, other disciplines, and the real world)
SS.A.6.2 (Understands the history of Florida and its people)
SS.A.4.3 (US history to 1880)
SS.A.4.4. (US history to 1880)
SS.A.1.1. (Understands historical chronology and historical perspective)
SS.A.5.1. (US history from 1880 to the present)
LA.K.1.6 (Uses multiple strategies to develop vocabulary)
LA.K.1.7 (Uses multiple strategies to comprehend grade level text)
LA.K.6.1 (comprehends the wide array of informational text that is part of our day to day experiences)

Rhythm and Arithmetic

Grades PreK- 3

  • Rhythm sticks and ribbons,1 set of 12 each
  • Rhythm stick activities CD
  • Rhythm sticks,1 box of 24
  • Realistic Plastic Coins, 3 containers
  • Realistic Paper Bills, denominations of $1, $5, $10, $20
  • Buy It Right! shopping game, 1 game

Meets the following Sunshine State Standards:
MA.K.A.1 (Represent, compare, and order whole numbers and join and separate sets)
MA.K.G.3 (Order objects by measurable attributes.)
MA.1.A.1 (Develop understandings of addition and subtraction strategies for basic addition facts and related subtraction facts.)
MA.1.A.6 (Number and Operations)
MA.2.A.2 (Develop quick recall of addition facts and related subtraction facts and fluency with multi-digit addition and subtraction.)
MA.2.G.5.3 (Identify, combine, and compare values of money in cents up to $1 and in dollars up to $100, working with a single unit of currency.)
MA.2.A.6.1 (Solve problems that involve repeated addition.)
MU.A.1.1. (Sings alone and with others)
MU.B.1.1. (Improvises melodies, variations, and accompaniments)
MU.A.2.1 (Performs on instruments, alone and with others)

Art Smarts

Grades PreK-1

  • Paint, 6 pints
  • Aprons, 6
  • Paper, construction and white
  • Looms, 1
  • Paintbrushes, 10
  • Books, 8
    – My Shapes
    – A Picnic with Monet
    – Baby Einstein, El Mundo de Color de Van Gogh
    – Spicy Hot Colors/Colores Picantes
    – Preschool Art Craft and Construction
    – Preschool Art Painting
    – First Art: Art Experiences for Toddlers and Twos
    – Baby Einstein: Obras Maestras
  • Wooden spool, with 11 rolls of colored tape
  • Tissue paper
  • Glitter glue, 4 bottles

Meets the following Sunshine State Standards:
LA.K.1.6 (Uses multiple strategies to develop vocabulary)
LA.K.1.7 (Uses multiple strategies to comprehend grade level text)
LA.K.6.1 (comprehends the wide array of informational text that is part of our day to day experiences)
VA.A.1.1 (understands and applies media, techniques, and processes)
VA.B.1.1 (creates and communicates a range of subject matter, symbols, and ideas using knowledge of structures and functions of visual arts)
VA.E.1.1 (makes connections between visual arts, other disciplines, and the real world)

Art Smarts

Grades 2-5

  • Paint, 6 pints
  • Art History Timelines
  • Paper – construction
  • Looms, 1
  • Paintbrushes, 11
  • Books, 6
    – Discovering Great Artists
    – Días llenos de color
    – Roy Lichtenstein
    – Monet
    – Jackson Pollock
    – Henri Matisse
  • Wooden spool, with 10 rolls of colored tape
  • Contact paper, 1 roll

Meets the following Sunshine State Standards:
LA.2-5.1.4 (The student demonstrates knowledge of the alphabetic principle and applies grade level phonics skills to read text.)
LA.2-5.1.6 (Uses multiple strategies to develop grade appropriate vocabulary.)
VA.A.1.2 (understands and applies media, techniques, and processes)
VA.B.1.2 (creates and communicates a range of subject matter, symbols, and ideas using knowledge of structures and functions of visual arts)
VA.E.1.2 (makes connections between visual arts, other disciplines, and the real world)

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