Sparks Fair mimics the dynamics of a science fair and gives participants the opportunity to network with others to share their spark and learn about others’ sparks. Note: Participants should complete the What Makes You Happy? activity prior to this activity.
Planning and Preparation: Any number, as long as space allows for all participants to have space to present their spark.
Developmental Relationship Element: Expand Possibilities.
CASEL Competencies: communication, relationship skills.
Objectives: Build and strengthen relationships among participants. Build and strengthen relationships among participants and leaders. Deepen understanding of the element of Expand Possibilities
Related Resources on Relational Practices
Report / Brief
Developmental Relationships Framework
The developmental relationships framework identifies five strategies to strengthen and deepen the relationships that help young people grow and thrive.
This activity helps you plan a "science fair" celebrating the unique sparks of the young people in your care.
Approaches to Providing Support
Ten approaches that can be integrated into classroom or program activities that build the Provide Support element of the developmental relationships framework.