Welcome to Portals Projects! Each week we share projects that foster community building, creative thinking, problem-solving and character development. Invite your student(s) to pick a project that interests them to work on for a day or a week. Encourage them to share their plans, products or performances with the Portals community so we can all celebrate and grow together.
Week 8 -Faith
Hebrews 11:1 Now faith is the reality of what is hoped for, the proof of what is not seen. For by this our ancestors were approved.
Faith Family Tree
Who influences your faith? Who influences their faith? Who influenced them? Make a faith family tree of some of the key people who have been a part of your faith journey.
Faith Family Reunion
Have a faith family reunion where everyone comes dressed up as a different person of faith from the past. Some examples include Billy Graham, Mother Teresa, Martin Luther, Joan of Arc, Lydia, Paul, Moses or Ruth.
Challenge: Using only candy pumpkins and toothpicks, build the tallest freestanding tower possible that can hold a small pumpkin.
Materials: 1 bag of candy pumpkins, toothpicks, 1 miniature pumpkin (real or decorative)
Time: 15 minutes
A. 5 points if your structure successfully holds the small pumpkin for at least 10 seconds
B. 5 points if your structure is 6-8 inches in height; 10 points if your structure is 9-12 inches in height; 15 points if your structure is 13 or more inches in height
My aunt and uncle are going to foster a girl and maybe adopt her. How can I help her feel welcome in our family?
Imagine you are an explorer and you have discovered a new land. You enter one of native’s homes and your host gestures for you to use a strange piece of furniture, but you have no idea what to do with it. Build a model of this furniture and invite your other explorers to guess how it should be used. It can be as realistic or fantastical as you want.
Submit your project
Email your pictures, videos, links to Portals Hub Support. Please call or email hub support if you need help submitting.