In our classroom, science and nature are integrated through many different kinds of hands-on activities! See the list of titles below for ideas I have shared about how we explore science and nature!
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The weather here has been cold and rainy which means instead of piles of snow on the ground, we have mud puddles. But whether it is mud puddles or piles of snow, this weather gives us lots [...]
While I prefer to stay inside by a cozy fireplace during the freezing cold days of winter, our students prefer to be outside digging up chunks of ice. So after zipping up coats, struggling to put fingers [...]
You can't have too many carrots unless you are the rabbit in the super sweet and funny picture book "Too Many Carrots" by Katy Hudson.
With spring upon us, I was chomping at the bit to start exploring bugs, flowers, gardening - you know - all that springy stuff but my students had a different idea in mind. They wanted to do a Skeleton Day! So smack in the middle of our first week of spring, we stopped to explore the skeletons inside our bodies.
The weather is finally starting to feel more springlike so we are beginning to talk about and look for the signs of spring around our preschool!
The flannel board is such a great teaching tool when you think outside the box a bit. This week, we turned the flannel board into a raindrop measuring graph!