The responses were really interesting.
Then we had the girls make themselves some paper planes. We made them as a group, folding together. Some of the girls had a harder time than others. Then we had a competition of throwing them. I brought a straw plane so the girls could make hypotheses (will it go further/not as far as the others? Why/why
Then we had the girls try out different ways of cleaning things. We set up four stations around the basement. Dusting (with a dustcloth), vacuuming, mopping, and scrubbing. We divided them up into groups of two or three, and let them loose for about three minutes a station. Then we got back together. What was their favourite/least favourite?
We finished up by letting them colour some paper plates, and stapled them together with beads inside. They got to choose the number of beads.
Here's what they looked like -
Finally we sang Sparks Jump Up! With our maraca-style drums/tabourine? It was VERY VERY loud, and I was thankful I'd put that at the end of the night!