Ocean Sensory Bottles - HAPPY TODDLER PLAYTIME
Create an Ocean in a Bottle with your toddler or preschooler in this fun sensory activity. This is a great activity to do with your little one and one they can play with during quiet time.
Educating Kids on Instagram: “Magnifying glasses invite children to research and investigate new discoveries. #earlychildhood #earlyyears #childcare #kindergarten…”
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What does it feel like?
This week we are studying our 5 senses. I totally love the experiment we do with TOUCH because we get to play with shaving cream! Yeah!!!! We start off with a partner describing how things might feel: porcupine - "poky" (I am still laughing), rock - "hard," feather - "fluffy." BUT, then I show them the shaving cream. "Wow, really Mrs. Rucker!" Yep, but we have to do a little work first. Hahahah I gave them several objects to feel, and then we picked a word to describe it. We used a cotton…
Amplifying Your Instruction with Hands-On Activities
AMPLIFYING your ESL instruction is all about increasing comprehensible input for your students. In other words, ELLs learn best when you u...
SMART board Awesomeness!
Connecting Our Math Thinking Today we explored capturing, enlarging and rotating objects. We made lots of mathematical connections with some of the shapes. We also noticed the number of sides and corners. We are thinking about lines too. Are the shapes made with curvy, straight or both types of lines? Our Smartboard is an amazing tool. We can interact with what we are learning. AirServer is great too because we can remotely access what is on our iPad! This is a great way to introduce new…
ome teachers in my district are using magnets in science right now, so I thought I would make a post sharing any ideas I could find on teach...
RECYCLED CARTON NEIGHBORHOOD, "GRASS" HOUSES
RECYCLED CARTON NEIGHBORHOOD: "Grass" Houses. Recycled Juice or Milk Carton Throw away's, no more!! You will be amazed at what you c...
STEM Catapult Math & Engineering Activity (Angles and Ratios)
A favorite STEM engineering challenge! This STEM catapult challenge involves engineering, geometry, ratios, critical thinking, and teamwork in an engaging activity your students will love! Using the engineering design process along with math skills, teams of students will build two catapult designs from common materials. Each team will then test at three stations: Distance, Accuracy, and Power. Included are follow-up math problems for enhanced learning.
Science Center Craftivity - Magnet Painting
Photo Source: www.rockabyebutterfly.com This craftivity from Rockabye Butterfly would make a great addition to your magnet science center! Not only does it show magnets in action, the resulting print makes a fun and colorful classroom display! Supplies You'll Need Paper plate Craft paint in assorted colors Paper clip Magnet wand As a bonus, as your kiddos use the magnet wand to move the paper clip through the paint, they'll experiment with color mixing. Consider starting with the three…
Shell activities for kids
A variety of educational shell activities for kids, including ordering, sorting, matching, and exploring with the five senses.
Five Minute Craft: Magnet Painting
Magnet painting is science and art wrapped up in a colorful package. And it's a simple set-up project too. STEAM (Sci/Tech/Eng/Art/Math) at it's easiest.
The Science of Bubbles: What is Matter? (from A Day in First Grade)... » Make Me Happy
The Science of Bubbles: What is Matter? (from A Day in First Grade)
Stories of Learning - Preschool STEM Activities: Empty Frames
One of our favorite preschool STEM activities includes this investigation with empty frames. Will your children create works of art, or portals to another world?