United Way Bulletin Board

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  • 2/7/20 – Welcome to Week Two! Melanie will be standing by to help today – please send her a text at 801-682-5167 when you’re ready to submit your work or if you’re having any issues. Good luck!
  • 1/29/20 – We’re excited to get started on Saturday! Please send me a text at 562-243-2616 when you’re ready to submit your work so I can be standing by to provide feedback. Thanks!


Weekly Supply Lists

  • Engineering
    • Week 1: one ketchup packet, one 1 liter bottle (with lid), water
    • Week 2: foam core (3×6 in), strong tape, balloon, bottle cap, 2 straws, x-acto blade, pencil, wooden skewer, scissors, ruler, some cardboard
    • Week 3: 1 teabag, lighter or matches, 1 dinner plate
    • Week 4: marshmallows, toothpicks
    • Week 5: 1 plastic cup, 1 small balloon, 1 large balloon, 1 straw, masking tape, scissors
    • Week 6: container of hot water, vase, ice, empty bowl
  • Art
    • Week 1: 1 thick piece of paper (like cardstock), paint in various colors (acrylic works best), 2-4 straws, liquid soap (dish or hand soap), cups and bowls, water
    • Week 2: duct tape (various colors and patterns, if possible), 1 envelope (Tyvek, if possible), scissors
    • Week 3: tissue paper (designed paper would be better, but plain is fine), glue, dried herbs or potpourri, stapler, string
    • Week 4: craft paint (minimum 2 colors), small canvas, Ziploc bag
    • Week 5: oil pastels or crayons, paper, liquid soap, tempera paint (any color), sponge brush, bowl, a pointed-tip object (like an awl or a paperclip)
    • Week 6: potato, paint and paintbrush, paper, kitchen knife, cookie cutter (optional)


Escape Room Tips:

  • We strongly recommend using the latest versions of the Firefox, Chrome, and Safari web browsers. We do not recommend using Microsoft Edge or Explorer for the Escape Rooms.
  • Make the Escape Rooms bigger! Enlarge your screen to zoom in (Tablets and touch-screens: pinch the screen / PC: CNTRL + ‘+’/ Mac: CMMD + OPTION + ‘=’).
  • Returning after a previous Escape Room program? You might need to refresh your browser cache! Click here for instructions.
  • Using a tablet? It’s difficult to know what to click! For a change of view, use a desktop or laptop with a mouse. Every time the cursor hovers over a clickable item, the mouse icon will appear as a finger.
  • Whatever device you’re using, we highly recommend projecting the Escape Rooms on a big screen and involving others. Escaping is much more fun with friends!


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