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Volcano Experiment for Kids
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September 21, 2018November 8, 2018

Volcano Experiment for Kids

We had a wonderful week exploring clay as an art material and then creating our volcanoes to use for science!  Children spent the first two days getting used to the feel of the clay and comparing it to other art materials that they have used in the past (ie. play dough).  We spent time as...

Fairy Activity for Kids
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September 20, 2018September 20, 2018

Fairy Activity for Kids

Fairy homes and mythical creatures are very popular right now.  I planned a fairy activity for kids with a themed bath.  It was really simple to create and my kids will play for hours!  I used some of my fabric to surround the bathtub.  I added a bit of food colouring to the water to add...

Science Experiments for Kids – Frozen Treasures
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September 18, 2018November 8, 2018

Science Experiments for Kids – Frozen Treasures

Kids have a natural curiosity when it comes to science and the world around them.  They are naturally inquisitive and drawn to experimenting.  I love giving young children the opportunity to explore and learn as they pretend to be mini scientists.  I used this science activity during the first week of school.  Since I teach...

DIY Volcano
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September 15, 2018November 10, 2018

DIY Volcano

Once of the things that I enjoy about teaching preschool/kindergarten is that it is inquiry based.  Therefore, if children show an interest in space and astronauts, we create lessons, activities, and centres around this interest.  I was pleasantly surprised to find within the first week of school the topic of volcanoes emerged.  Since I teach...