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DENTAL HEALTH EXPERIMENT

Don’t let your science lesson plans turn into turning on a boring video with a handout. Science should be about exploring with our eyes and hands and this dental health experiment does just that! Why hands on? We all know that science should be based on hands on exploration, but what are the benefits? Concrete […]

POSITIONAL WORDS WITH THE GINGERBREAD MAN

There are so many fun, creative ways to teach the story of the Gingerbread Man during the holiday season. This year, I took the science and literacy approach with using positional words as my main focus. My students loved this interactive reader focusing on positional words with the gingerbread man! Favorite Gingerbread Picture Books Have […]

FIVE SENSES SCIENCE ACTIVITIES

If you’re a Pre-K or Kindergarten teacher, listen up! There are ways to teach five senses to your learners without the mundane activities. Five senses is much more than retelling what you see, hear, smell, taste and feel. Check out what the Five Senses science activities I use with my kindergarteners that help stretch their […]

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 […]