A pine needle discovery bottle
Bring wonder into your classroom with these easy to make discovery bottles! There is just something about pinecones and pine needles that are so inviting and so beautiful. I wanted my students to take a closer look at the pine needles so I made up a few pine needle discovery bottles to add to our classroom
Teach with Trash: Tissue Box Science
One thing readers most request is inexpensive (or free) teaching materials. Here is the first "Teach with Trash" idea, and I plan to have more to come. This is a science activity using empty tissue
Unplugged Play Spaces
Whether you're turning over a whole room to rumpus or just carving out a corner for playtime, these four strategies will help you set up a space that fosters creativity and generates a ton of fun.
Simple Science Experiment for Kids: What Melts in the Sun? - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls
Simple Science Experiment for Kids - What Melts in the Sun? Perfect activity for a hot day!
Animal Tracks Snow Playdough
Identifying animal tracks footprints in snow play dough is designed for toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarteners to promote small world sensory play.
Dental Health Egg Experiment
Have you ever wondered what pop or juice does to your teeth? In our kindergarten class we decided to do an experiment to see what would happen if we drank pop or juice and didn't brush our teeth. We took 10 eggs (not hard boiled) and put them in clear plastic cups. We covered them with different kinds of pop and juice and made our observations of what the eggs looked like. We predicted what we thought would happen to the eggs after sitting in the liquids. We recorded what we thought might…
THINK ALOUD Sentence and Question Stems ELA/ Reading
Reading Strategies sentence stems reading comprehension think aloud questions sentence stems
Casey - Play Advocate 🇦🇺 on Instagram: “I must say, setting up discovery tables are my new favourite thing ever! I set up this living things and their needs discovery table a few…”
823 Likes, 36 Comments - Casey - Play Advocate 🇦🇺 (@littlelifelonglearners) on Instagram: “I must say, setting up discovery tables are my new favourite thing ever! I set up this living…”
Constellations & Astronomy for Kids
This was an after school program that I put on for kids. (See all my kids' programs here!) Basically, I love all things astronomy (here's another kids' craft and a storytime), so it was only a matter of time before I got an actual astronomer in here to talk about constellations. [Insert picture of Astronomer lecturer here...] Yeah, I forgot to take a picture. So you'll just have to believe me. Anyway, I was able to find a willing expert astronomer from our local astronomy club. He talked to…
Penguin Science Experiment
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How to set up the Science Center in your Early Childhood Classroom - Pocket of Preschool
How to set up the science center (with freebies) in your early childhood classroom.
Plastic Easter Egg Towers Stem Challenge
This post contains affiliate links. See my Disclosure Policy for details. Our kids love to build. They have big name building sets including LEGO, K'NEX, and Rector Sets, but some of their best structures come from