Assignment 4: Manipulative’s 3D Printing

3D Printing gives life to anything we can imagine.

The students in PHI can use 3D printing for items such as switches and adapted writing holders or adapted utensil holders.

Recently, I was teaching a class of students about a flower, the four basic parts of a flower and how each part helps the flower grow. Real flowers are great to use as a demonstration but they are dirty and some students have allergies.

A 3D printed flower with roots would allow the students to see, explore, touch and engage in a flower and its parts.

The image above shows a poster of what  would be used to draft the 3D model.

3D printing can be fun and free. Simply search for free 3D printers in your area using this link:


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