Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Drawing Under the Table

This is both great for developing upper arm strength and fine motor skills.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Monday, June 18, 2018

Friday, June 15, 2018

5 Minute Science Lesson - Bees

1. This is a comparison photo of the difference between the end of a needle and a bee's stinger, as seen under a microscope. What is the first thing you notice?

2. (Teacher, please present the end of a needle or straight pin for real-size comparison.) Which one do you think would hurt more - the bee stinger or the needle? Why?

3. What does the bee stinger have that the needle doesn't?
(Ans: a barbed edge - which is why you cannot easily pull out a bee stinger)

Monday, June 11, 2018

Tinkering Trees

This craft not only encourages creativity, but it also strengthens eye-hand coordination and fine motor skills!

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Friday, June 8, 2018

5 Minute Science Lesson - Snake

1. What is this?
2. What is it doing?
3. Why do you think it's doing this?
(Ans: It's curling up to go to sleep.)

Monday, June 4, 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018

5 Minute Science Lesson - Fogbows

1. Have you ever seen a fogbow?
2. Do you think you'd be able to see a fogbow better in the morning, during the day, or in the evening? Why?