Crafts, science & exploration activities for kids -- all inspired by great children's books!
Make This Easy Constellation Flashlight For Kids
“Fluency Finder” It’s an app for your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, where you can list your students and then assess their reading levels. It is a really good idea because the app stores all the information for you, the passages and the information found from the assessment for future viewing and comparing.
Writing buddies for kids, because writing alone, in silence isn't everybody's thing. ~via Lessons Learnt Journal
Math Number Fences:: 8 ways to play & why craft popsicle sticks are such a great math resource. via Lessons Learnt Journal
Google Lit Trips allows students to tour the places where the characters they read about are living. This website has over 35 pre-created trips that teachers and students can download and run through Google Earth. The lit trips are easy to navigate and organized by grade level. The website also gives step by step instructions on how teachers can create their own lit trips, tips for using Google Earth and ideas for integrating Google Lit trips into your current curriculum.