Beautiful math stars - STEAM lesson plans
Combining math and art to make gorgeous pattern stars is a great STEAM lesson plan. Pattern stars art and math >>>> Combine math and art with the ART of CIRCLES resources. Available here. How do you draw a star with five points? This simple question, which came up when we were making some decorations, is […]
Make a Wind Instrument Craft
When you play a musical instrument, it makes the air around you vibrate (move back and forth rapidly). The air carries the vibrations to your ears and your eardrums vibrate so that you can hear the sounds made by the musical instrument. Pan Pipes are a simple wind instrument. When they are played, the air inside the tubes (straws) vibrates to make a sound. Materials 6-8 straws per person cardboard or heavy oaktag paper glue scissors Directions Cut 2 rectangular pieces of cardboard for each…
E is for Explore!
783 original hands-on activities for kids (as well as a compiled archive of ideas from all over the web) with a strong focus on inquiry, design thinking, problem-solving skills, imaginative / creative thinking, nature, drama, learning with movement, music, arts integration and PLAY! - Creative Genius Kids! - for teachers and homeschoolers
Pollination Science Lesson
We have been working on our insect unit this week. One day we learned all about bees and how they make honey and drink nectar from flowers t...
Quadrilateral Robots - Great Project Based Learning Math Activity (PBL)
Quadrilateral Robots: Project-based Learning Math Activity, worksheets & game. My "Quadrilateral Robots" lesson is a great hands on way for students to have fun learning about quadrilaterals. There is a quadrilateral robot art project, a "robot road" game and high level thinking worksheets. The ...
Chemical Reactions: Make a Penny Turn Green (with free printable)
Make a penny turn green just like The Statue of Liberty in this science activity for kids! ~ BuggyandBuddy.com
Watercolor, Salt and Snowflakes - Art Projects for Kids
Here is a really simple way to add texture to a watercolor painting. Just sprinkle salt while it’s still wet and let sit for a few minutes. All kinds of cool shapes will develop from the salt absorbing the water. MATERIALS • Watercolor paper (try Strathmore for special occasions) • White card stock paper, for snowflakes • Liquid watercolor paint, turquoise • Liquid watercolor paint, royal blue • Salt, kosher or table salt • Snowflake paper punch • Glue stick • Scissors DIRECTIONS 1. Paint a…