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Education Ideas

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Great resources for teaching kids about money, healthy behaviors and map reading skills!

Life Skills for Kids: Money Management, Map Skills & Healthy Behaviors

FREE downloadable “Life Cycle of an Apple” video - a short introduction to an apple orchard and where apples come from.

Life Cycle of an Apple Video

"Quiet Time Bins" for Each Day of the Week + a list of 24 things to put in them!

literacy center sight word activities- put the sand in a pencil box for easy upkeep and clean up! Genius!

6 Tools to Determine Your Kids' Learning Styles

6 Tools to Determine Your Kids' Learning Styles

Zap It! Great fluency fact game for 2+ players. Student draws a stick and must give the correct answer to keep the stick. If the students misses it then he/she must put the stick back. Students keep playing back and forth. If a student draws a ZAP IT stick then they must put ALL their sticks back. Student with the most sticks wins!

Mrs. Young's Explorers: Zap It!! - Math Game

Tie in some geography this summer as kids search the map for the locations of their favorite stories!

Map Activities for Kids & Summer Reading

Have a "book-nic" instead of a picnic at the end of the year! Serve foods that go along with certain Children's books.

Work on sight words and decodable reading with Letter Blends. Easy DIY letter rocks for fun reading. By Sugar Aunts.

clothespin count (fine motor)

Q-Tip Fine Motor Activity

Fine Motor Activity with Q-Tips

A great fine motor activity to keep them busy when you need a little time.

fine motor

Squirting the abc's - fine motor skills

Easy Monster Math - great math and fine motor activity.

Fine motor and matching colors

Trace hands, cut out & glue down, except for the fingers. Make sums to 10 & record underneath.

Hands-On Spelling Tools and Manipulatives for Kids (as recommended in my recent ebook, Teaching Kids to Spell) | This Reading Mama

Teaching colors- a great way to teach colors and counting with this hands on activity.

A great way to have kids paint without as much mess

word families Found these paint samples at WM (with the circle punch out)

Science for Kids: Observing Plant Growth with Bulbs (with a FREE printable observation sheet!)~ Buggy and Buddy

use letter stamps and playdough to word on creating words and spelling.

Grow Beans with your children so they can see root development and the sprouting of the seed.

Easy to make letter stones~ perfect for learning indoors and outside!