STEM Activity: Pendulum Painting Learn about the forces of motion and gravity with a new painting technique by exchanging the paint brush for a swinging pendulum.

Pendulum Painting Made Easy - Handmade Kids Art

Love the home sign in background. Might do this in our new home corner/laundry.

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SnapWidget | nice natural looking classroom.

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Looking to introduce your kids to more science? Try this super EASY & quick experiment!

How Do Leaves Breathe? A Simple Science Experiment for Kids

This super easy salt water experiment is the perfect science activity to teach kids about the density of salt and fresh water. Great for an ocean unit!

Salt Water Experiment | Ocean Science for Kids • The Science Kiddo

Circle time song choice board! Children go up and remove the song they want and Velcro it to the "let's sing" spot!

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Use permanent marker to write questions on a ball (soccer, beach, volleyball etc). Could also add numbers and have a numbered question sheet for students to refer to. Whatever number their thumb lands closest to is the question they answer.

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Make a magnetic field sensory bottle for some mesmerizing science fun. Part 1 of a 5 week Summer STEAM Camp series.

STEAM Camp: How to Make a Magnetic Field Sensory Bottle - Left Brain Craft Brain

fine motor work boxes several ideas

Side-by-side posts similar to great sorting to teach author's purpose @

What an awesome spring science project for kids! Make a DIY sprout house. Great way to teach kids about growing plants and it's perfect for preschool, kindergarten, first grade or second grade.

Sprout House - The Stem Laboratory

Fun Ways to Create Random Groups in the Classroom: Use popsicle sticks with symmetrical colored shapes to match partners/small groups.

The Teacher Next Door: Creative Ideas from My Classroom to Yours.

Sensory Processing Disorder

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Earthquake Experiments

"Grabbing Spiders Through the Web" Fine Motor Activity (from The Little Montessori School / Ms. Stephanie's Preschool)

Bats, Ghosts, Spiders and Haunted Houses! - Ms. Stephanie's Preschool

Is it anxiety or aggression? Anxiety can be a masterful imposter. In children it can look less clingy and avoidant, and show itself more as aggression.

Anxiety or Aggression? When Anxiety in Children Looks Like Anger, Tantrums, or Meltdowns - Hey Sigmund - Karen Young

Spring Centers, Ice Cream Centers, and a Sale

Spring Centers, Ice Cream Centers, and a Sale

Watermelon math center ... great for fine motor development too!!

Watermelon Math Center

5 Steps to Managing Big Emotions Printable. Possible craftivity to go with lesson on emotional regulation and/or Kelso's choice "Wait and Cool Off".

5 Steps to Managing Big Emotions: Printable | Childhood101

12 Months of Monthly Montessori Themed Activities, Montessori Ideas, Set-ups, Trays, Free Printables, Preschool Themed Learning Activities and so much more.

12 Months of Monthly Montessori Themed Activities

Best Toys 4 Toddlers - water Bead Balloon for Hand Strenghtening (and fine motor practice with kids)

Bead Balloon for Hand Strengthening - Best Toys 4 Toddlers

The Best Moon Activities, Montessori Inspired Astronomy Unit Study, Phases of the moon, Crafts, A Galaxy Salt Tray, Letter m activities & Free Printables

Moon Activities Montessori Astronomy

These Toddler Egg Carton Flower Magnets are perfect craft for little kids. This kids activity that is quick, easy, & turns out beautiful every time!

Easy DiY Egg Carton Flower Magnets - Twitchetts

Childrens Books about Feelings

Children's Books about Feelings

4 simple Montessori activities for teaching the continents to young kids. These four activities will have your kids recognizing and naming the continents in no time! My kids would love #2! || Gift of Curiosity

4 simple Montessori activities for teaching the continents - Gift of Curiosity

Every Star Is Different: Learning the Montessori Way: Writing

Learning the Montessori Way: Writing