Last week our fellow bloggers shared some awesome Thanksgiving activities in the Discover and Explore linky. Today I’m sharing four different ways to make “gratitude trees” or “thankful trees.” These trees are a fun way for children to express their thoughts of thankfulness… Mrs. O’Daniels shared these colorful thankful trees that her children made for their grandparents… […]
We recently spent a morning exploring different types of fruit. With that fruit, we created a delicious rainbow fruit salad. What we learned is that cooking in the classroom is about so much more than just measuring, slicing, and pouring. It can be a multi-sensory experience… To begin our morning, we read a delightful story […]
Last week, the Discover and Explore team invited our blogging friends to share their best science activities. We received a wonderful response and would like to highlight a few of our favorites today.. Crafting Connections shared some fantastic ways to encourage young scientists with this practical guide… Blog Me Mom shared this really cool red […]
Every November, we celebrate Thanksgiving in our classroom in much the same way other classrooms around the country do: by having a Thanksgiving feast. Today, I’d like to share with you the preparations that take place before our big celebration… The first thing we must do when preparing for our feast is to plan our […]
Last week, on the Discover and Explore linky, we invited our fellow bloggers to share their favorite Halloween posts. A lot of really fun activities were linked up. Some activities were a little creepy! Some were really cute! And others were really cool! Read on to find out our favorites… By this time in the […]
This week our Discover and Explore team has chosen to share with you simple activities you can do to promote and talk about dinosaurs and fossils. As part of our dinosaur adventures, my students found this very interesting dinosaur nest sitting on the table in our outdoor classroom filled with dinosaur eggs.