Month: November 2018

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Math Talk for Kindergarten
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November 11, 2018September 2, 2020

Math Talk for Kindergarten

A quick math talk before our main math activity is proving to be a great way to get kids to participate and share their ideas.  I aim to have these talks last roughly 10 minutes and be as student led as possible.  I love hearing students way of looking at and solving a math problem. ...

Kindergarten Worksheet and Math Activity
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November 10, 2018September 25, 2020

Kindergarten Worksheet and Math Activity

This activity was a valuable learning activity and a great reason to get outside!  I have always enjoyed teaching math and this was a great way to make it meaningful for kids. I used this kindergarten worksheet and math activity in my kindergarten classes, but any children learning to recognize shapes would benefit from the...

Pumpkin Science Experiment
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November 8, 2018October 31, 2020

Pumpkin Science Experiment

When we did an experiment using the inside of a pumpkin and placing it in different petri dishes and then in different locations, the kids were really curious about our outcome.  (See experiment here).  I decided to extend our learning even more by putting our pumpkin from our exploding pumpkin experiment, inside of a plastic...

Easy Crafts for Kids
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November 7, 2018September 2, 2020

Easy Crafts for Kids

I am always looking for easy crafts for kids.  All you need for this craft is construction paper and glue!  It is really easy to prepare and easy for little hands to create something beautiful.  This activity was done with over a hundred 3-6 year olds, and every single child created a tree that they...

Storytelling for Kids
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November 5, 2018September 2, 2020

Storytelling for Kids

This page has been updated.  For a recent story play and video click here. I love creating story plays!  Children are always excited to watch a story play and you can hear a pin drop in the room when one is presented.  They can be intricate and detailed, but they can also easily and quickly...