Collages are a simple way for children to extend their understanding of different concepts that they are exploring or showing an interest in… Collage materials can include any kind of materials you can possibly think of. These children are making what I would consider one of the most basic types of collages using pictures and […]
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I wrote this little earth day poem based on the story “Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?” by Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle. Teacher, teacher what do you see? I see lady bugs, sorting, and counting games looking at me…. Teacher, teacher what do you see? I see paper animals, trees, flowers, […]
There are all kinds of simple scales you can provide for inviting children to explore weight. Set out a set of scales along with a variety of items for the children to explore and compare… The bowls on the top of these scales come off which allows the children to easily fill the bowls then […]
This morning, I had a special guest join me for my three minute segment on local Indiana Fox 59 Morning News… Tristan and his parents joined me at the news studio bright and early this morning to present my newest segment – see video below. Everyone pitched in to help me get ready… First I […]
Try this bright and colorful spin art activity without the spinner!
I just love a challenge because it makes me think “outside of the box” – yes pun intended… JDaniel4’s Mom and The Activity Mom are hosting this fun little challenge as a creative way to recognize earth week. The challenge is to make something out of a tissue box! I really am not all that […]