Month: April 2018

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Community Helpers and their Tools
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April 30, 2018September 29, 2020

Community Helpers and their Tools

The grade 1 community helpers unit is a unit that I really enjoyed teaching!  There are so many hands-on ways to teach the unit.  From volunteer speakers to centres, it is a great introductory unit to grade 1 social studies since students are coming from play based kindergarten.  In this activity, we had discussed some...

Art Projects for Kids
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April 29, 2018September 2, 2020

Art Projects for Kids

This post has been updated.  To view the new version click here. Pasta for hair? A comb for a moustache?   I did this activity with over 100 kindergarten students.  I thoroughly enjoyed the activity because it allows each student to create their own personal work of art.  After reading the story and discussing the pictures,...

Healthy Eating For Kids
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April 24, 2018September 2, 2020

Healthy Eating For Kids

Who doesn’t love chocolate??  Teaching kids about good eating habits is essential to their well being.  We tried this activity during a health lesson in kindergarten and it was a great visual about healthy vs. unhealthy choices.  We had a great discussion about healthy eating for kids.  The hula hoops worked really well to create...

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