Alvarado students pitch toy ideas to classmates
Posted: 06/06/2010 07:03:57 AM PDT
Kassandra Lightner, left, and Daisy Carrillo show their "Rawrbot" invention during the Annual Toy Fair at Alvarado Intermediate School in Rowland Heights on Thursday June 3, 2010. Eighth-grade honor students design, research the market and sell their toy idea to parents, teachers and students during their presentations. (SGVN/Staff Photo by Keith Durflinger)
ROWLAND HEIGHTS - Alvarado Intermediate School held its own version of a major toy industry show, showcasing the creativity and design skills of a select group of eighth-graders.
At Alvarado's 10th annual Toy Fair last week, 95 eighth-graders who are in the honors program participated in the annual rite of passage - to research, create and market a toy that is appropriate for toddlers to teens.
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