Kids use their creativity to learn new teamwork projects

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NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP)- Kids got a chance to practice their teamwork and engineering skills today at the McKinley Education Center.

Kids work together to create Rube Goldberg projects. SOURCE: Kaylie Crowe KNOP-TV

Jill Hansen, a third grade teacher, feel this program helps kids grow and learn numerous skills.

"Lot of hands on learning is happening here and a lot of ways just to get with other kids that think in a creativity and a lot of problem solving and kind of enhance their skills," said Hansen.

High Ability Learning Students worked on Rube Goldberg projects. A machine designed to perform a simple task in an indirect and overly complicated way. This program gets kids together to do a lot of problem solving, and encourage creativity and teamwork.

Brecken Korkow a 4th Grader enjoys these projects.

"I really like working with a team and doing all these projects together," said Korkow.

The kids design in a certain amount of time, test it out, and parents are welcomed to come see their kids' new creation.

Kenedi Schroeder, a 6th Grader enjoys being creative.

"Because I have a lot of creative thoughts and then when I mix it with the other people's creative thoughts it becomes one big creative thought," said Schroeder.

Kids filled every room with projects and a lot of joy and energy.