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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....

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...

Animals that Hibernate
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February 27, 2019February 27, 2019

Animals that Hibernate

Once the cold weather arrives, most people tend to spend less time outside. Children are always curious about where animals go in the winter when the snow comes. This activity helps answer their questions. We discussed animals that hibernate, but also how they hibernate or survive the winter. To do this activity, we headed outside!...