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Experimenting with Bubbles!

August 2, 2014
Experimenting with Bubbles!

Experimenting with Bubbles! Playing with bubbles can be very scientific and fun!  I set up for samples for the kids to “experiment” while working in teams.  I used baby food jars with the following in each: water water and a squirt of liquid detergent water, a squirt of liquid detergent and a teaspoon of...
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Testing out Elephant Toothpaste as a Scientist!

August 1, 2014
Testing out Elephant Toothpaste as a Scientist!

While exploding a volcano is fun, erupting elephant toothpaste is super fun!  Kids love to watch it pour out of the bottle and make picks of warm, foamy liquid.  I just did this for a group of kids for science camp and it was a hit. Materials needed: yeast detergent yeast warm water hydrogen...
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Kangaroo Coloring Sheet!

January 30, 2014
Kangaroo Coloring Sheet!

Kangaroo Here’s a coloring sheet for a kangaroo that I made for a student studying kangaroos. It is with addition problems but you can white the problems and add your own. Tweet
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Cheetahs!

January 29, 2014
Cheetahs!

Cheetahs Scarlett is studying cheetahs so I made this simple math sheet to incorporate math in her topic. She will add their spots! Tweet
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Solar System Coloring Sheet!

January 28, 2014
Solar System Coloring Sheet!

Solar System One of my students is studying the solar system.  She is working on her multiplication facts so I thought this would be fun! solar .jpeg Tweet
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Testing Out Bird Beaks!

August 4, 2013
Testing Out Bird Beaks!

Why Are Bird Beaks So Different? During our week on  birds, we tested out different beaks to figure out the kind of food each beak would eat.  To prepare I: One beak was tongs  and I took 2 Popsicle sticks and inserted a small piece of crinkled up paper between taped it together so...
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Creatures of the Night Animal Tracks

July 5, 2013
Creatures of the Night Animal Tracks

While studying nocturnal animals my students made stencils then used them to paint t-shirts. Using the stencils helped my students differentiate the between racoon, possum, and skunks. Tweet
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Play with Moon Sand!

July 3, 2013
Play with Moon Sand!

Mix up some Moon Sand to play with! Making Moon Sand is  easy and fun! I have made this in batches in a large storage container so it can be closed up and used another day. The materials are: 6 cups of sand 3 cups of corn starch 1 1/2 water (you can add...
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The Solar System in Bright Colors!

July 1, 2013
The Solar System in Bright Colors!

Solar System These marvelous pictures were made using water colors on white paper.   My students first painted the planets on the white paper and while they were drying they splashed water colors on the black paper for the background of stars. This part is best done outside!  When the planets were dry, it was...
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Arbor Day!

April 22, 2013
Arbor Day!

Arbor Day What a natural – Earth Day and Arbor Day (no pun intended)!  This year the Arbor Day Foundation will plant trees in the national forests from donations for you.  Commemorate a child’s birth with a tree in one of America’s national forests! They also have on their website lots of ideas for...
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