Play-doh and Writing-This was probably the BEST lesson I did to help my upper elementary students understand the how and why of the writing process. I made a double entry chart (two columns). First column-Artist. Next column-Writer. (To avoid tangential problems, we made a simple object and started with only 1 color of play-doh until we were revising, where they shared/traded with a neighbor.) Throughout the lesson I kept a running chart of key vocabulary and the process for each column. Aft...
Kindergarten Sight Words - print & laminate. An activity to do would be to get clothespins write one letter on each clothespin (some letters you will need more than 1 of - such as 2 e's for "here" or "please"), and then match the clothespins to the letters of each sight word, and then say the sight word literaci, kindergarten sight words, kinder sight word activities, kindergarten sayings, first sight words, site words, kindergarten colors, word walls, kid
Studying Shapes With Penguins
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Sewing with Kids - Step by step lessons and articles on how to teach your children to sew.
Science Fair Project idea: Grow seeds in a CD case for viewing. She could grow beans, and seeds and see which ones grew faster.
Make a CLOUD! Fun science activity for kids. For younger children, this will have to be a demo (aerosol hairspray or blown out lit match is needed in a glass jar), but the children can still observe and record their Scientific method steps and can 'touch cloud' afterwards! :) science activities for kids, weather activities for kids, fun science for kids, weather experiments for kids, weather for kids, childrens weather activities, clouds kids learn, fun classroom ideas, science weather activities
Make a CLOUD! Fun science for kids.
Measure the House - I'd send this for homework with one of my handy metre tape measures acquired from IKEA! Could simplify for younger ones e.g, longer than/shorter than instead of exact measurements, or make older ones round to the nearest 10...or measure one stair height and use multiplication to find total stair height! family fun activities, fun idea, houses, kid printables, pin, educ stuff, math activities measuring, hous math, rainy day activities
Measure the house
plastic easter eggs as snack holder
The Pumpkin Project from Growing in Pre K. Open a pumpkin, add soil & water & watch the seeds already inside the pumpkin grow. Also links to other activities to teach about & observe the pumpkin life cycle. Recommends reading the book "Pumpkin Jack" several times during this process. water, remember this, grow a seed in a pumpkin, pumpkins, seeds, fall porches, garden, halloween, kid
Open up the pumpkin, add a little soil and water, and watch the seeds (which are already inside the pumpkin) grow. // FUN - need to remember this for next year!
Fun Activities to Interest Children
Workbooks: Reading Practice: Consonant Clusters
Sight word and read and move on. Adapt for my older kids for a vocabulary unit. They have to tell me the definition of each word and keep going until they mess up. Then next student goes. They won a Hershey kiss if they make it to the end. sight word practice, classroom idea, literaci, teach languag, classroom floor, candi crush, candies, funsight word, word walkhow
Just type in your child's name (or anything else you want them to practice writing) and a custom-made handwriting sheet.
Made with paint cards