Category: Adventures at Home

STEM Activity – Roller Coasters
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April 27, 2019April 27, 2019

STEM Activity – Roller Coasters

We had so much fun creating these! One of our kindergarten classes have been learning about roller coasters and movement. I decided to give them the chance to design and create their own roller coaster. As students designed and planned their idea, they worked on their architectural skills. As they began to build and create,...

Sensory Activity
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April 18, 2019April 18, 2019

Sensory Activity

Shaving Cream – Cake Decorating My kids love baking and everything baking related. I used this sensory activity so that they could practice their baking and cake decorating skills; however, I used shaving cream as icing and it worked out better than I imagined! I used this at home, but it would work well in...

5 Math Activities for Kids
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April 13, 2019April 13, 2019

5 Math Activities for Kids

I truly believe that making school and learning fun and hands-on is the best way for kids to learn. If they are engaged in an activity then they are more likely to learn, and be happy doing it! The math activities below are all hands-on and have been successfully used in a classroom and home...

Math Number Game and Printable
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April 6, 2019April 6, 2019

Math Number Game and Printable

I love teaching math! My students love math and they believe that they are good at math – and they are! That doesn’t mean that they get every single correct, but with the mind frame that they are mathematicians they are willing to attempt questions and approach problems with confidence. One of the benefits of...

STEM Building Challenge
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April 3, 2019April 3, 2019

STEM Building Challenge

Our kindergarten program is inquiry based; therefore if students show an interest in a specific topic or idea, I then plan my lessons and activities with a focus on their topic. My students have shown an interest on hands-on building and constructing, so we have been doing several STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) challenges....