Yes! Today we used toilet paper to learn about science! How fun is that? To better understand how far from the sun each planet is we made a model. Remember kids...I am not Ms. Frizzle and can't turn our school bus in to a rocket ship and take you to the moon, therefore we have to make a model. The solar system is way to big to "see" so we have to model it! Toilet paper came in handy today for our solar system model! The students were put into groups today and assigned two different planets…
Exploring a Math Workshop Resource - The Teacher Studio
Although I haven’t blogged about it much yet, I am eager to share with you some of the discoveries I have made this year while piloting math workshop in my classroom. I just keep avoiding it because there is SO much to say that I just can’t get started! I promise I will get going […]
Solar System Science Projects For Kids
EXPLORING THE SOLAR SYSTEMEXPLORING THE SOLAR SYSTEM: A SCIENCE ENRICHMENT COURSE FOR GIFTED ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS…
Crazy Class Auctions and a Freebie!
Classroom Economy systems are a great way to teach kids how to manage money, and they're highly motivating, too. Laura Candler's Classroom Economy freebie includes money patterns, a bank transaction record, and teaching tips for motivating your students with Class Auctions!
Second Grade St.Patrick's Day Math Activity Set *Common Core Aligned*
St. Patrick's day subtraction to 100 practice part of 25 page math common core packet for 2nd grade!
Freebie Friday- Monthly Lego Challenge Printable- August
So… we are starting school on Wednesday and two days ago, I decided to scrap all our plans and go a totally new direction. I will write more on that later. For now, all you need to know is th…
Collage Friday - Taking Time To See Beauty (and a LEGO Update) — Homegrown Learners
"Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy." This is one of my favorite quotes. To know that it is from Anne Frank is even more amazing. How could she find beauty in her circumstances? In the past year there have been some not so beau
Lego Fun Friday: Summer Themed Building Challenge - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls
It’s time for LEGO® Fun Friday! If you’re new to Frugal Fun for Boys, LEGO® Fun Friday is a twice-a-month feature. Each time, we post pictures from our current building challenge and announce the theme for the next building challenge so that you can join in on the fun! Link up your LEGO® blog post, […]
Lego Fun Friday - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls
It’s time for LEGO® Fun Friday! LEGO® Fun Friday (the first and third Fridays of each month) is a blog hop for kid-generated LEGO® ideas. LEGO® learning activities are also welcome! This week, Aidan built some cool LEGO® jeeps: The jeep on the front left is a race car jeep. It can go really […]