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FIVE SENSES INTERACTIVE ACTIVITY FOR KINDERGARTEN AND FIRST GRADE

Teaching the five senses in kindergarten and first grade is a crucial aspect of early childhood education. Not only does it help children develop their cognitive abilities, but it also helps them make sense of the world around them. You need this five senses interactive activity that comes with my Five Senses Science Unit! Five […]

States of Matter Unit for Little Learners

Exploring matter and energy in kindergarten and first grade is so much fun.  Watching little ones see the objects around them scientifically is exciting and a tad bit adorable.  But nothing beats the surprise as they see matter change before their eyes. Teaching states of matter may take a lot of preparation and experiments, but […]

SIMPLE SCIENCE EXPERIMENT: LET’S MAKE RAIN

Science was the last subject area I taught during our day in the classroom.  After a morning of literacy, lunch, recess and math, it was finally time to teach some science lesson plans.  Honestly, I was usually exhausted by the time science rolled around. Overwhelmed with Science Setting out a ton of materials and making […]

St. Patrick’s Thematic Unit

There are so many great activities out there for St. Patrick’s Day. When brainstorming my St. Patrick’s Thematic Unit I wanted something different and unique. A lot of activities are STEM activities–how to catch a leprechaun (such a fun activity!). I wanted to keep this unit science based. Then one day while I was driving […]

A Fun Polar Science Experiment!

Questions!  Oh, the questions!  If you’ve ever sat in a kindergarten or first-grade class, you know that you have a full day of questions.  Especially if you introduce a topic they are unfamiliar about.  My little learners ask so many great questions during our polar animal unit.  This polar science experiment is a great way […]

Pirate Thematic Unit

I absolutely love thematic units for my kindergarten and first grade learners. There are so many benefits to using thematic activities in the classroom. If you know me, I love all things literacy, however, I love integrating other subjects into my literacy block. This pirate thematic unit is one great example on how to bring […]