Wednesday, February 21, 2018


You've probably seen these little books in grocery and dollar stores. They're approximately 4.5 x 3 inches in size. But these little jewels are packed full of ideas you can use at centers, for playtime when you can't take the class outside, or any time!

So next time you spot one, grab it and check it out!

Friday, February 16, 2018

5 Minute Science Lesson - Platypus

1. Do you know what this is?
2. Where does it come from? (Ans: Australia)
3. Did you know this is the only mammal that lays eggs?
4. What do you think it eats?
5. What other kind of animal does it remind you of? Why?

Friday, February 9, 2018

5 Minute Science Lesson - Goosebumps

1. What are you seeing?
2. Why do you think these hairs are standing up?
(Ans: cold or fear, and sometimes static electricity)

3. Have you ever had this happen to you?

Friday, February 2, 2018

5 Minute Science Lesson - Ape vs Monkey

1. What is the biggest difference between an ape and a monkey?
2. Why do you think one has a tail and one doesn't?
3. Apes are also much bigger than monkeys. Can you name an ape?
(Ex: gorilla, chimpanzee, baboon)

Friday, January 26, 2018

5 Minute Science Lesson - The Power of Wind

1. What is this a picture of?
2. What is wrong with the tree?
3. Why do you think it looks this way?