One of the students in our classroom was very interested in space; the sun, the moon, facts about the planets. So 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 have had some great work… Continue reading Space Inquiry Center
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… Continue reading Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs inspired sensory bin and writing prompt
After reading the book Mix It up! by Hervé 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… Continue reading Mix It Up!
These past few weeks we have been working on Living and Non-Living things during science. We began with a simple Shared Reading poem to help them remember the basics: The Living Song: It is living! It is living! I know why! I know why! It eats and breathes and grows. It eats and breathes and… Continue reading Living and Non-Living Things
A quick post to show you our arctic habitat 3D model. As we have continued learning about habitats, we have moved from ponds to the Arctic. Our 3d model has water and snow, as well as caves and ice. To make our habitat, I let the students paint and decorate, I just hot glued some… Continue reading Arctic Habitat
Making a 3D pond habitat with the class!