Month: October 2018

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Halloween Outdoor Play
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October 29, 2018November 7, 2018

Halloween Outdoor Play

We had another great day outside today!  I am trying as many different things as I can in our outdoor classroom.  I love doing centres in this area because students can freely move from centre to centre and explore.  Today I tried to make some of the centres Halloween themed. Before students start at the...

STEM Projects for kids
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October 28, 2018November 7, 2018

STEM Projects for kids

I am always impressed with how well young children can solve STEM projects and challenges.  I always try to give as little (or no) direction beyond the objective.  Today I challenged students to create something that a marble could roll down and into a bowl without falling off.  The only materials that I gave them...

Pumpkin Science Experiments
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October 28, 2018November 8, 2018

Pumpkin Science Experiments

Although I teach different subject areas, kids usually call me their science teacher.  I love the fact that this is the subject area that they tend to most remember and activities that stand out to them.  I love their reaction when we do science experiments, and their genuine interest and enthusiasm towards them. My hope...

Science Experiments for Kids – Pumpkin Petri Dishes
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October 23, 2018November 7, 2018

Science Experiments for Kids – Pumpkin Petri Dishes

There is so much that you can do with pumpkins!  I have been doing some fun science experiments for kids that involve lots of fall items, like our fall sensory walk and our Dancing Acorns experiment.  I found some old Petri dishes and immediately knew that I wanted to used them for our next experiment....

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