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Gingerbread Baby – Video and Worksheet
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January 26, 2019June 29, 2020

Gingerbread Baby – Video and Worksheet

This story play is very popular with my students! I love Jan Brett’s books, so I was excited to create a story play for, “Gingerbread Baby”. This form of storytelling has become a passion of mine because of the reaction I get from students. They are so excited and captivated while watching. It has created...

Superhero Gravity for Kids
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January 23, 2019June 26, 2020

Superhero Gravity for Kids

Kids love talking, and learning about superheroes. One of the classes that I cover prep for has been studying superheros in kindergarten. For science, I decided to incorporate our lesson into their study. I used different superhero figures to show everyone a bit about gravity for kids! I started by giving each pair a superhero...

Stem For Kids – Structure Challenge
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January 20, 2019January 20, 2019

Stem For Kids – Structure Challenge

Kid’s love STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) challenges. I love the hands-on learning that occurs with them. This was a fun activity that I did with several kindergarten classes, ages 3-6. We have been reading some books about how cold it is where polar bears live. Although these animals are specially adapted to their...

Kindergarten Worksheets – Roll and Build a Snowman
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January 17, 2019March 16, 2020

Kindergarten Worksheets – Roll and Build a Snowman

With the snow on the ground, my students are constantly talking about snowmen! I wanted to build on this interest in the classroom with this hands-on snowman math activity. Each student received a container with all of the parts of their snowman. I also handed out a yellow sheet of paper. I find when students...

Craft Ideas for Kids – Printmaking
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January 13, 2019April 14, 2019

Craft Ideas for Kids – Printmaking

I have seen printmaking done in many different ways, but this was by far the easiest and most effective that I have tried. This activity could easily be done at home or in a classroom setting.  I did this activity with over 100 kindergarten kids and they were all successful in creating a beautiful print.  I...

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