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 Find out which seeds sprout fastest, are easiest to grow, and hav… This is great! Find out which seeds sprout fastest, are easiest to grow, and have the coolest cell structures. Awesome garden science for preschoolers and kids! Teaching Science, Science For Kids, Science Activities For Preschoolers, Science Education, Spring For Preschoolers, Kindergarten Science Experiments, Learn Science, Kindergarten Projects, Summer Science

Seed Germination for Kids - The Results! - How Wee Learn

A little while ago I wrote a post on seed germination for kids. In that post, I told you I would do a follow up post on the seed activities for kids we did as the seeds were growing, and about the results of which seeds grew fastest (or grew at all!) Wonderful news! You...Read More »

Pebbles, Sand, and Silt. Reggio-inspired Science & Math with Books, Graphing + (via wonders in kindergarten) Science Inquiry, Primary Science, Inquiry Based Learning, Preschool Science, Project Based Learning, Science Lessons, Teaching Science, Science Activities, Rock Science

Every rock has a story...Our new inquiry!

STEM Rock Inquiry. Reggio-inspired Science & Math with Books, Graphing + (via wonders in kindergarten)

Thinking Map - bridge map needs a verb for the relating factor like smell .is the sense used by. Kindergarten Blogs, Kindergarten Reading, Thinking Maps, Thinking Skills, Flow Map, The Kissing Hand, Tree Map, Curriculum Mapping, Reading Anchor Charts

2 Thinking Maps and Chester Raccoon

I have 9 days under my belt!!! The Kinder team has been busy teaching rules and procedures, assessing with DIBELS, and comforting little ones! Ahh, the beginning of the year... I wanted to share with you some of the activities that we worked on last week. So here we go! I introduced the kiddos to 2 types of Thinking Maps this week. We read a story from our reading program, Hands Can. We brainstormed some things that our hands can do and I recorded them on a Circle Map. The students also…

Instruction: Great idea for building vocabulary for new words. This is especially helpful with science vocabulary. This is another way to introduce students to new and important vocabulary before having them read texts with the word in it Kindergarten Science, Kindergarten Literacy, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Teaching Reading, Classroom Activities, Teaching Ideas, Elementary Science, Early Literacy

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Vocabulary Activity: Students draw their own picture to demonstrate understanding and then add a kid-friendly definition. This would be a great activity for older students with special learning needs. Allows each student to share how they "see" the word and make real world connections. Read more at: http://larremoreteachertips.blogspot.com/2014/01/whats-dirt-on-soil.html

For the past couple of weeks, the kiddos have been learning about the different rock types: Sedimentary, Igneous, and Metamorphic . Rock Science, Science Fair, Science Lessons, Teaching Science, Science For Kids, Science Projects, Science Ideas, Weird Science, Science Classroom

Sedimentary, Igneous, and Metamorphic Rock Projects

For the past couple of weeks, the kiddos have been learning about the different rock types: Sedimentary, Igneous, and Metamorphic Here are some of the hands-on activities we completed while learning about their differences... (All of the activities below come from AIMS Earth Rocks!.) ***************************************** Sedimentary Rocks Sedimentary rocks are formed from consolidated clay sediments. We made a model for how Sedimentary Rocks form using a jar, sand, dirt, rock fragments…

Three Mini Soil Experiments: A Two-Day Lesson Plan; Students can collect their own soil and bring it to class. Experiment One- Settling the soil. Experiment Two- look at the composition of soil. Experiment Three- Discuss the different uses of soil. Kindergarten Science, Kindergarten Lesson Plans, Kindergarten Classroom, Teaching Science, Preschool, Science Lessons, Science Experiments, Science Ideas, Science Fair

Three Mini Soil Kindergarten Experiments: A Two-Day Lesson Plan

Teach Kindergarteners the scoop on soil. These three mini soil Kindergarten lesson plans will focus on the composition and uses of soil. These soil activities are a great introduction to earth science for young children.

Mini Muffin Mondays: Living things: Science and my first freebie! Informations About Mini Muffin Mon First Grade Science, Primary Science, Kindergarten Science, Elementary Science, Science Classroom, Science Education, Teaching Science, Science For Kids, Science Activities

Living things: Science and my first freebie!

living and nonliving | Get it here-----> Living/ Non-Living Picture Sort

"If I had a magic pebble, I would wish for ______." (Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig) Writing activity for Kindergarten Art Projects, Kindergarten Science, Rock Science, Reading Adventure, Chalk Talk, Literature Circles, Elementary Library, Writer Workshop, Beginning Of School

Rockin' and Rollin' With Rocks!

With all of the challenges in my class this year we are a off schedule. We are finally getting to rocks. Here are a few things we started wi...

Five Senses Worksheet Preschool. 24 Five Senses Worksheet Preschool. Your Five Senses Worksheet for Pre K Kindergarten Five Senses Preschool, 5 Senses Activities, My Five Senses, Body Preschool, Preschool Science, Preschool Lessons, Preschool Classroom, Preschool Crafts, Elementary Science

Five Senses Activity for Preschool Students

If you want to help your preschoolers learn about the five senses having sorting cards they mix-and-match is a great way to do so!These printable cards have a young boy demonstrating his sense alo

force and motion- how can you make this object move? Myers' Kindergarten: Force and Motion Inquiry- The Introduction 1st Grade Science, Stem Science, Preschool Science, Physical Science, Science Classroom, Science Education, Teaching Science, Science Activities, Science Projects

Force and Motion Inquiry- The Introduction

Ramps and a Focus on Persistence Here are some activities that have been going on since December during the kids play: Do you see the reaccuring theme in their play? These kids have been obsessed with ramps and creating motion! One child created a catapult out of blocks! So we have decided to inquire about force and motion. I have a feeling this will also take us into some simple machines! As the kids made ramps, the problem solving, teamwork and persistence amazed me. These are qualities I…