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Tangram Math Activity for Kids
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February 2, 2019February 2, 2019

Tangram Math Activity for Kids

If you’ve never used tangrams before, this is a great activity to try them out! Tangrams are a great math tool and an easy way to introduce math concepts such as, flips, slides, turns, shapes and even congruence. I did not have a class set of tangrams, so I made some out of felt. You...

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...

Pre-K and Kindergarten Activities – Plasticine Mini Unit
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January 6, 2019January 6, 2019

Pre-K and Kindergarten Activities – Plasticine Mini Unit

I have been the kindergarten specialist (aka. kindergarten specials/kindergarten prep teacher) at my school for several years now, and I love my job!  I try to make my kindergarten activities hands-on and filled with new learning experiences.  We had a great week working with plasticine!  This mini unit includes, art, science and even some math activities...

Kindergarten and Preschool Activity – Architecture
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November 16, 2018February 17, 2019

Kindergarten and Preschool Activity – Architecture

Sometimes when I teach I will do an activity with the whole class, but today I tried out some small group centres.  They were a hit!  I encouraged creative ideas when planning and designing outside of the box – like an architect.  Today I challenged my students to think like an architect.  I find a...

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