Using the popular TV series "Shark Tank" as a starting point, Toy Tank teaches 21st Century kids 21st Century skills: entrepreneurship, coding, collaboration, hacking, and the business and finance skills they need to be successful citizens. During this 6 month course, students build, brand, and market their toy company and bring two toys to market. They learn to work in teams in order to design, brainstorm, collaborate. and excel in the toy game. Along the way lessons on personal finance, interpersonal skills, creative business are learned.
As always, our projects come with writing and reading worksheets, math workouts, and accompanying technology. This all immersive, STEM-based, cross-disciplinary class is perfect for an elective or for after-school programs.