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  Activity Planning Grid
Activity Planning Grid | 1 or 2 Hours | 3 Meetings | 6 Meetings  

You can use BUILDING BIG activities in many ways, from a one-time activity hour to a whole thematic unit. Below, we suggest some possible "paths" for different amounts of time. Choose a path that works for your schedule, or create your own plan using other activities in the guide. 
The activity times listed in this guide are simply guidelines. An activity may take more or less time, depending on the particular kids. Trying the activity yourself first can help you predict how long it will take your group. 
  • I only have one or two hours with the kids – which activities should I do? 
  • What's a good combination of activities to do over three meetings? How about six meetings? 
  • How can I integrate the BUILDING BIG video and Web resources with hands-on activities? 

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