Teaching about space is such a fascinating and fun subject! When teaching concepts like these, especially to young minds, using a hands-on, interactive approach is important. Engaging their growing brains in a hands-on way helps them to learn and understand new concepts in a fun way. As teachers, it seems
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Want to turn your students into mini meteorologists, but not sure where to start? Weather lapbook activities are an amazing way to engage your students in a study of different types of weather while also saving you time and classroom space! You realize that your next themed study is weather.
Winter is a magical time! And if you ask students, many will say it is their favorite subject. I love teaching my students all about winter with an interactive winter lapbook. Winter lapbook activities are not only fun but also include skills in math, science, vocabulary, writing, and more! It’s
The month of December is a time filled with fun, excitement, and lots of holiday cheer. It can also be a bit overwhelming with all the activities, parties, treats, and holiday chaos the season brings. I like to keep my students engaged with hands-on learning that features a holiday twist.
Have you ever heard of Bat Week? This year it will be celebrated the week of October 24th-31st. It is the perfect time of year to honor these spooky creatures that may go bump in the night. Bat Week is an annual celebration that happens internationally to celebrate the role
Hands on learning is so important for all students, but especially younger ones. Students are able to explore new concepts in all kinds of different ways. Hands on learning also helps to engage the brain to create and expand new ideas. It is our job as teachers to find new
The season is changing and it is time to dive into all things Fall! Fall is filled with so many changes and lots of them based in science! There are also great opportunities for working on vocabulary, adjectives, and so much more with these fall activities for kindergarten. Fall is
Science is one of my favorite things to teach, but can never find time to teach well. In my classroom, I’ve had to embrace lessons with cross-curricular elements to ensure that my students are exposed to all of the important topics in science that they must learn. A great place
We love making Flippy Flaps! Flippy Flaps are lapbooks that students create throughout the week to store their learning. These are great for students to look back on to see what they have learned and also great to take home and share with families about what they learned at school.