Category: 60 Minute+ Activity

Math Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten
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March 2, 2019March 2, 2019

Math Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten

Math can be challenging for some students, but it can also be a lot of fun! In my experience, young kids approach math with interest and confidence – especially when it is presented in a hands-on way. We have been working on shapes, so I created these math activities for preschool and/or kindergarten. There was...

Animals that Hibernate
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February 27, 2019February 27, 2019

Animals that Hibernate

Once the cold weather arrives, most people tend to spend less time outside. Children are always curious about where animals go in the winter when the snow comes. This activity helps answer their questions. We discussed animals that hibernate, but also how they hibernate or survive the winter. To do this activity, we headed outside!...

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...