Explore Communities Unit and more!

Learning about our communities. Book: Where Do I Live? by Neil Chesanow. Standard: Grade 2nd. Social Studies- Geography-Places and Regions- The work that people do is impacted by the distinctive human and physical char. in the place where they live.

Our Kindergarten Community

Learning about our communities. by Neil Chesanow. Standard: Grade Social Studies- Geography-Places and Regions- The work that people do is impacted by the distinctive human and physical char.

This week, our unit is homes and family – I have found a few crafts that I think the children will enjoy. The one I posted below is fun because they actually get to create a home out of popsi…

Highlighting homes (253 out of 365) #blogaday

Aesthetic Domain: This week, our unit is homes and family – I have found a few crafts that I think the children will enjoy. The one I posted below is fun because they actually get to create a home out of popsi…

Have a look at this interesting and very easy idea that we took from the blog “Classroom...

I ❤love my family (krokotak)

Have a look at this interesting and very easy idea that we took from the blog “Classroom...

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Monster activities: Paint drops on paper, fold in half and press for an awesome monster! Prefect for Go Away Big Green Monster story. Add pre-cut shapes (nose, eyes, mouth) Good for teaching symmetry and linking with literacy.

Engineering Project for Kids: Build a Straw Roller Coaster! Use straws to create a track that a ping pong ball will roll on. Fun STEM challenge for kids! More

Creativity: Engineering Project for Kids: Build a Straw Roller Coaster! Use straws to create a track that a ping pong ball will roll on. Fun STEM challenge for kids!

Hippo Hooray for Second Grade!: Community Project Part 2 {includes planning sheet}

Hippo Hooray for Second Grade!: Community Project Part 2 {includes planning sheet} Compare neighborhoods in your community and explain how physical features of the community affect people living there.

FREEBIE!!  Cold and flu season is just around the corner.  Help your students remember to practice good hygiene habits with the "Germ Stopping Song." The "Germ Stopping Song and poster is a fun way to remind students to cover their coughs and sneezes, use tissues, and wash their hands.  It is sung to the tune of "Row Row Row Your Boat" and goes like this:  "Co-ver when we cough!  Co-ver when we sneeze!  Use a tissue. Wash our hands.  Keep our own germs please!

Cold and flu season is just around the corner. Help your students remember to practice good hygiene habits with the "Germ Stopping Song." The "Germ Stopping Song and poster is a fun way to remind students to cover their coughs and sneezes, use

Paper bag house neighborhood. After teaching the "Me on the Map" unit and about neighborhoods, each student was given a paper bag and some construction paper to decorate and create their own house.

After teaching the "Me on the Map" unit and about neighborhoods, each student was given a paper bag and some construction paper to decorate and create their own house.

Free printable Mason Jar, for finger print bugs...press student's finger onto ink pad, press finger in the jar, let dry, add eyes, legs and antenna...too cute for any bug unit!

Free printable Mason Jar - for finger print bugs.press student's finger onto ink pad, press finger in the jar, let dry, add eyes, legs and antenna

POERTY  Gingerbread Baby Activity. I love this cute activity for PreK-Kindergartners.  This book is about a gingerbread baby being chased!

Gingerbread Baby Activity: Poetry I love this cute activity for PreK-Kindergartners. This book is about a gingerbread baby being chased!

Cloud Watching Binoculars Craft for Kids Using Cardboard Tubes- Use these on your next outdoor walk or for a weather unit! ~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Toilet Paper Roll Binoculars Craft for Cloud Observation

Elementary Art -- Totem Poles -- The big word for this project was stylize. We learned that some artists stylize their work by changing shapes, colors, etc. in order to give their work their own personal touch. Each student created one stylized animal in the style of a real totem pole

This is an awesome totem pole project for Native American unit. I would use this project only AFTER teaching my students about the significance and meaning of totem poles in Native American cultures.

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