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What was the family entertainment center in the early 1900s? A radio! Trace the growth of this fascinating invention and recreate a colorful slice of communication history.
Picture a family gathered around the radio. In the early 1900s, radios changed society just as TV did later in the century. For the first time, people received news rapidly thanks to radio. Entertainment was also at people's fingertips.
Research the advances in technology that led to the sudden growth and popularity of radio in the 1920s. Follow the growth of radio from the mammoth, cumbersome machines of a century ago to the tiny earphones of today. Find pictures of various styles of radios.
With Crayola® Colored Pencils or Color Sticks, sketch a radio tower on construction paper. Use a compass to draw concentric circles emanating from the top of the tower to simulate radio waves. Use Color Sticks to color the lines of your circles and the background of your scene.
Color several narrow craft sticks. Use a Crayola Glue Stick to attach the craft sticks to the paper to form a radio tower.
On more construction paper, draw and color various radio styles from different eras of history. Cut them out with Crayola Scissors. Attach them in an aesthetically pleasing arrangement around the tower.
This powerful diorama pays tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrate his historic civil rights speech on the step
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