Category: Primary Adventures

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...

STEM for Kids – Animal Cages
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April 10, 2019April 10, 2019

STEM for Kids – Animal Cages

STEM challenges have become very popular in my classes. They are perfect for a hands-on activity that promotes creativity, trial and error, and perseverance. Today students had the chance to be architects and engineers.  I challenged everyone to create a structure/home to keep an animal in. Small groups were given a bin with only clothes...

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....