Do you have kiddos that need to move? My room is full of kiddos that crave movement. Research is very clear... movement is good for our brains, so I mixed math and movement and came up with Motor Math! Affiliate links included To cut down on wait time and increase the amount of time students ... Read More about Combine Math and Movement For Better Learning
Today is all about movement. The week after Christmas break I have plan more fun and hands on activities to help kiddos with the transition back to school. Here is one of the activities we did during math centers.... To prep for the activity I copied and laminated white snowflakes in ... Read More about Hands On Winter Math Lesson
My kiddos are loving little booklets that let them practice their skills and allow them to take something home to show off what they learned. For each letter I have been making booklets that highlight a specific letter. We practice one to one correspondence and pointing to ... Read More about Alphabet readers
This week we are working on the five senses so for science we used all five senses to explore popcorn. Yum! We started by reviewing the five senses and the body parts they are associated with. Then I revealed the hot air popcorn maker. None of my students had ever seen one before! We felt the ... Read More about Popcorn science!
Fall offers a lot of opportunities for hands on science experiments. It's also a great time to build background and life experiences. Exploring and carving a pumpkin is perfect for building attending and language skills... and you can sneak in science! These activities are ... Read More about Pumpkin exploration