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Holiday Science Experiment
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December 15, 2018December 15, 2018

Holiday Science Experiment

With Christmas right around the corner, my students are getting excited for the holidays – I am too!  For my science class today, I decided to keep with the Christmas theme and did a holiday science experiment.  Students became surgeons/doctors/scientists for this activity.  I later did the activity at home with my own kids and...

Story Telling for Kids – Alfie’s Long Winter
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December 8, 2018December 9, 2018

Story Telling for Kids – Alfie’s Long Winter

My favourite activities to prepare and present to young children are story plays.  I love when I find a great book that I immediately want to turn into a story play.  “Alfie’s Long Winter,” by Greg McEvoy is one of my, and my students, favourites!  The book is perfect for fall or winter!  Whenever I...

Simple Science Experiments – Colour Changing Flower
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November 29, 2018November 29, 2018

Simple Science Experiments – Colour Changing Flower

I really enjoy doing simple science experiments with kids.  They learn so much from the experiments and it gets them excited about science.  Some students recently asked how water gets into a tree.  They knew that leaves don’t ‘drink’ the rain, but wondered how the water got into the leaves and tree.  I decided to...