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Cool Dinosaur Masks To Make!

August 16, 2015
Cool Dinosaur Masks To Make!

Dinosaur Masks Check out these cool dinosaur masks made from paper! Knowing how children from all ages love dinosaurs, this would be a huge hit to make! I think they are great! https://www.etsy.com/listing/210422349/make-your-own-t-rex-mask-with-just-paper?   Tweet
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Digging into a Dinosaur Cake!

July 10, 2015
Digging into a Dinosaur Cake!

Dig Into A Dinosaur Cake! Materials: sheet cake (homemade or store bought) sugar cookie dough (homemade or store bought) chocolate frosting template for “bones” 1 cellophane package of chocolate graham crackers coconut flakes green food coloring (optional) zip-lock food storage bag flour to cover the surface to roll out the cookies on rolling pin...
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T-Rex Coloring Page!

January 30, 2014
T-Rex Coloring Page!

T-Rex One of my students is studying the classic topic of dinosaurs!  I drew up this for him to practice adding with regrouping. Tweet
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Dinosaur Templates

December 29, 2012
Dinosaur Templates

Dinosaur Templates I have these templates on the website but they are not as easy to find as I’d like.  Since many of you have asked for them, I thought I would make a page just for the templates!  This should make them easier for everyone to locate!   Tweet
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Dinosaur Fun Around the Country for a Family Trip

May 3, 2010
Dinosaur Fun Around the Country for a Family Trip

Dinosaur exhibits for family trips Surrounding your child with dinosaur activities is very empowering. They will learn so much from being able to experience dinosaurs from many angles. Here is a list of fun web-sites that have lots of cool images and lots of information about all things dinosaur! Yahoo for kids! Dinosaur interplanetary...
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Where to Find Dinosaur Tracks

April 23, 2010
Where to Find Dinosaur Tracks

Check out these sites for dinosaur tracks. The tracks are sometimes found in open terrain, on a state park or inside a small museum. It’s kind of cool to walk where dinosaurs had walked and to compare the size of their feet to ours! Dinosaur Track Locations Glenn Canyon National Recreation Area – Page,...
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Baby Snowmen

December 30, 2016
Baby Snowmen

Baby Snowman Materials: white sock beans or rice white string yarn or ribbon assorted decorations (buttons, beads, googly eyes,...
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Snowmen Made With Paper Bags

December 30, 2016
Snowmen Made With Paper Bags

Never-melting Snowmen Materials: 2 small white shopping bags tissue paper or cotton batting white string 2 small sticks construction...
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Snowflakes

August 14, 2016
Snowflakes

Making Snowflakes Cut snowflakes out of paper! It’s always amazing the designs that can be made with a few...
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Create Soapy Snowmen

August 14, 2016
Create Soapy Snowmen

Soapy Snowmen Your child can make snow man, animals or whatever strikes their fancy using this simple ingredient –...
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Never-melting Snowman

August 14, 2016
Never-melting Snowman

Snowman in From the Cold Materials: 2 small white shopping bags tissue paper or cotton batting white string 2...
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A Star is Born!

December 23, 2015
A Star is Born!

Making a Star This week is “Preparing to Blast-off” at Junior Science Camp and we are having fun exploring...
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Beginning Reading

Fun Activity for Vowel Teams!

Fun Activity for Vowel Teams!

  Vowel Teams I was looking for games and activities for my early readers and came across this great website: Lanternfish!  This activity came for there. I downloaded the cards and started coloring!  It’s very relaxing and I knew my students would enjoy them.  So now they are on construction paper and laminated and...

Easter Bunny

Easter Bunny

Reinforce the alphabet with this coloring sheet.  Have your child connect the dots with upper case letters, lower case letters and numbers 1 – 7.   Tweet

Published in Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children’s Beacon

Published in Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children’s Beacon

I was thrilled to see my article for beginning readers was published in Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children Beacon newsletter. My article is titled, “Ignite the Love of Reading“. Let me know what you think. I will be speaking at their annual conference in Grand Rapids on Saturday, March 31 and...

Beginning Math

Fun Activities for Thanksgiving with Turkey Math!

Turkey Math If you are looking for some fun activities for kids over Thanksgiving,...

Simple Fact Family Video

 A short video on how addition and subtraction facts are “related”. Fact Families video...

Valentine’s Day – Fill Your World with Fun!

Valentine’s Day Fun Getting ready for the fun of Valentine’s Day!  Kids love exchanging...


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