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Summer Science for Kids
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June 15, 2019June 15, 2019

Summer Science for Kids

120 ice cubes ready to go! I did this activity with a large group of 3-6 year olds.  With the hot weather now here, I was looking for an activity we could do outside and enjoy the sunshine.  This summer science for kids was a hit!  Children were actively engaged in the activity for close...

Recycled Crafts for Kids
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May 17, 2019May 17, 2019

Recycled Crafts for Kids

I am so excited about how these recycled crafts for kids turned out! Recycled paper seed bombs are simple, and inexpensive to create, but a perfect hand made gift. I teach kindergarten so I wanted to find a craft that children could take home and give as a gift for Father’s day. However, these seed...

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,...

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...