Seed Germination for Kids - The Results!
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
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…
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 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.
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 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…
Force and Motion
Fun, hands-on Science is LOADED in this packet! If you are looking for thinking maps, lesson plans, science stations, and foldables for Science interactive notebooks, this is what you are looking for! All with the objective of Force and Motion. **UPDATED** As of summer 2020, I have added a 20 side P...