Apples and Handwashing: We put a clean apple slice in one jar. We passed another apple slice around the class as we came in from recess with dirty hands. We have been observing the two jars in the science center. This is the difference after 8 days - gross! Great way to teach about germs and the IMPORTANCE of hand washing!
At the beginning of every year, I ask each child to bring in a framed photo of their family. Over the years I have witnessed children holding, kissing and talking to their family photos emphasizing how important this little piece of home is to children who have just started school.
I love this for my 4-year old who's fascinated by the changing moon. Montessori-Inspired Moon Unit
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