Friday, March 31, 2017

5 Minute Science Lesson - absorption

1. What do you see?
2. Why do people like do dunk their cookies in milk?
3. What does the milk do to the cookie?
4. Do you like to dunk cookies in milk? What kind of cookie?
5. What other ways do people dunk their food? (Ex: doughnuts in coffee)

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Google It Up - hamburger

Check with Google and find out why it's called a HAMBURGER, but there's no HAM in it!

Monday, March 27, 2017

Home Remedies to Remove Head Lice

As much as teachers (and parents) don't want to admit it, cases of head lice are a bane to an elementary school's existence. Here are some home remedies to rid your child of infestation.

Friday, March 24, 2017

5 Minute Science Lesson - sunset/sunrise

1. What do you see?
2. Why is the sky red instead of blue?
3. Would you be able to see this in the morning at sunrise? Or in the evening during sunset? 

Monday, March 20, 2017


Music And Tea
Music And Series, Book 5by L. G. Mooney
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Served with a delicious selection of songs, games, and activities.

Friday, March 17, 2017

5 Minute Science Lesson - camouflage

Can you tell what this is a picture of?
Where is the owl?
Why do you think it's hard to see him?
Can you think of other ways animals use camouflage?

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Learning About Patterns and Shapes With LEGOS

If you have a LEGO fan in the house than this activity is for you. Teach your kids about textures, patterns, shapes, and colors all while having fun! Have them dip their LEGOs in the paint and create their own beautifulpaintings!

Friday, March 10, 2017

5 Minute Science Lesson - matches

Can you tell what this is?
It's a match going up in flame.

Describe what you see.
What do you think the little balls are?

What is surprising about this picture? What do you notice that you didn't know before?

Monday, March 6, 2017

Views From a Step Stool (Open Minds and Messy Hands)

Another awesome site. Views From a Step Stool (Open Minds and Messy Hands) is a great source of ideas and inspiration, especially for Pre-K teachers! And I will be adding this to the list on the sidebar for future reference.

Friday, March 3, 2017

5 Minute Science Lesson - steam

What do you see?
What is causing it?
What is it made of?
Where else can you see steam?
(ex: steam locomotives, your breath on a cold day)

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

3 Ideas for When You're at a Loss for an Art Project (Using Paper Collages)

Whenever you're at a loss for an idea for an art project, here are three ideas for what you can do using torn construction paper or tissue paper to make collages.

* use coloring book pages
* trace (or draw) the letter you're studying, then fill in
* going a step further, take the letter (or number) and fill it in with pictures from catalogs that match the letter (ex: snake, snail, suit, sun for the letter S), or cut and paste 9 pictures and place on the number 9.