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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...

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...

Math Activities for Preschool and Primary – Shapes
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November 24, 2018November 24, 2018

Math Activities for Preschool and Primary – Shapes

This activity was such a fun, hands-on way to teach math.  Students have been learning about shapes in kindergarten. (We did a shape hunt, a math talk and even some shape art.)  Today we used popsicle sticks and worked together as a big group to create shapes.  I handed out 10 popsicle sticks to every...

Science Experiments for kids – Friction
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November 20, 2018November 20, 2018

Science Experiments for kids – Friction

Today, I taught 3-6 year olds about friction!    I love taking fundamental science topics and teaching them to young kids in a way that they can understand and learn from.  To me, kindergarten is all about kids being introduced to as many things and ideas as possible.  I find that science experiments for kids,...

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