A game for 2 or 3 players. Each player chooses a colour pencil or texta they will use in the game. Players take turns rolling the dice, using the numbers that they rolled to draw the perimeter of a rectangle or square & writing the area in the middle of the shape. Game ends when players run out of room to draw. Winner is the player who has used the largest area/most squares.
Okay, so we've started our story...but how do we get it to move along? It seems like our story truck is stuck in a ditch, and no matter how hard we press on the accelerator, nothing's happening! Check out this poster for an idea of how to get your story to pick up some speed. :)
Use coffee filters and have students create their own planets and maybe write about what characteristics the planet would have...try and do this after they finish the solar system unit in science. writing-class-ideas.... Wish I had this when I was teaching my unit!!
simple and cheap way to practice plural nouns. Fold down flap to make plural word.
Experience real science with a hands-on project you can do at home! It may be a little early to begin thinking about science projects, but it never hurts to brainstorm a few ideas. With the kids back in school before you know it, it will be time to learn about the solar system. Here is a project you can help your kids create. It is educational and fun at the same time.