1 Did you know the first bicycle was made in 1839 by a Scottish blacksmith? Bicycles took a few years to become popular, though. In 1861, two men in France made a bike out of iron and wood. Guess why it was nicknamed the bone-shaker? From then on, bikes became more and more popular.
2 Inventors still experiment with various styles, materials and designs of bicycles. What do you think would increase ad bike speed? How could bikes be more aerodynamic? Check out the newest cycle models. What makes them beat in their field in competitions? Which ones do you wish you could ride? Regular or racing bikes? BMXs? Dirt bikes? Mountain bikes? Touring cycles?
3 Use Crayola Colored Pencils to draw and color your favorite bike styles. Show as many details as you can!
4 Cut out your pictures with Crayola Scissors. Mount them on colored construction paper with a Crayola Glue Stick. Glue your drawings on posterboard to create a cool poster for your bedroom.