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Use hands-on activities to engage students in learning about lines of symmetry. Use a variety of materials to practice symmetry for kindergarten students.

Invitation to Explore – Line of Symmetry

Symmetry for Kindergarten: Use hands-on activities to engage students in learning about lines of symmetry. Use a variety of materials to practice symmetry for kindergarten students. To get my students to understand a line of symmetry, I used a lot of hands-on materials and provocations. I put together some ideas that you can incorporate into …

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Learning About Plants

We have started our own little vegetable garden in our classroom. It has been great for the kids to see the process of how our fruits and vegetables grow! Each student received their own “My Garden Notes” book (you can download this great cover page from Sisters Guild Blog), and we have been discussing how …

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Space Inquiry Center

One of the students in our classroom was very interested in space, the sun, the moon and learning facts about the planets. I created a small inquiry center about space so he could continue to learn and explore. A number of students have grown very interested in that center, and we are learning so much. …

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Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs inspired sensory bin and writing prompt

Our new science focus this month is weather. We have started off by discussing clouds: the different types, what they look like and what they can tell us. Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett is a great introduction to this subject and the students find it hilarious. To accompany our reading, we …

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Mix It Up!

After reading the book Mix It up! by HervĂ© Tullet, my teaching my partner and I did a great colour experiment. The students were able to see the primary colours mix together to make the secondary colours. What you need: 7 clear cups (I used 4 large and 3 medium) Paper towels (6 pieces folded …

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Living and Nonliving Things

living and nonliving things sort with sand box. Hands-on and engaging activity for kindergarten students. A fun way to teach this science topic. These past few weeks we have been working on Living and NonLiving things during science. We began with a simple Shared Reading poem to help them remember the basics: living and nonliving …

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