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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, 2019March 16, 2020

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 question correct, but they have the mind frame that they are mathematicians and are willing to attempt questions and approach them with confidence. One of the...

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...