Category: Primary Adventures

Rainbow Experiment
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March 22, 2019March 27, 2019

Rainbow Experiment

I love the Skittles rainbow experiment and have done it many times over the years. I really wanted to give my kindergarten students the opportunity to try it out. All you need are Skittles and water! Since I did this with a group of kindergarten children at school, I incorporated some math into our experiment....

Building STEM Challenge
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March 20, 2019March 20, 2019

Building STEM Challenge

I try to challenge my students with different STEM (science Technology Engineering and Math) activities on a regular basis. I find these challenges encourage persistence, problem solving and critical thinking, but from a kids point of view they are simply hands-on fun! For this activity, all you need are playdoh and glass stones. Since I...

Spring STEM
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March 17, 2019March 17, 2019

Spring STEM

With spring just around the corner, I am excited to do some new STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Technology) activities at home, and at school with my students! Young kids love to do science experiments, especially when they ‘explode’. This spring STEM experiment is easy to create and made from kid friendly ingredients. All you...

Winter Outdoor Education Activities
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March 9, 2019March 9, 2019

Winter Outdoor Education Activities

I love to be outside, and I try to get my kids outside as much as possible. Below are some of my favourite outdoor education winter activities to do with kids. I teach kindergarten, so I try to make the activities educational, but any new hands-on experience is great for kids! My students love playing...

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...