They are so tactile. They aren't messy. You can make and un-make anything your mind can imagine. They are good for a variety of learning styles and abilities.
You can use integrate them into so many subjects, including reading, spelling, math, geography, etc. The possibilities are endless.
Here is a recipe to let you make your own and save lots of money while also unleashing your creativity.
There is another very detailed and helpful recipe with loads of ideas for using the finished product from the folks at Early Words.
- Teachers offer recipe and ideas for using wikki stix
- Another recipe from a group working with visually impaired students
- 3rd Grade teacher Mrs. Powell uses wikki stix and other wonderful items to create centers for her students -- She's got TONS of resources that parents and parents can use. Check it out!!
Tags: Recipe, Make Your Own, DIY, Wikki Stix, Wikki Sticks, Wax Works, Bendaroos