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Parent Volunteers in Preschool Pre-K and Kindergarten. Surface Tension with Paper Clips – Science for Kindergarten. Netflix: Race to the Edge. Hello, fellow Vikings!

Netflix: Race to the Edge

It’s been a pretty eventful year with the release of ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ and the slew of award nominations that followed it. Just when things were beginning to get quiet again, we started hearing about 'Race to the Edge' making its way to Netflix, an exciting development in the ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ world. You see, while everyone has been raving about how incredible the sequel is, a lot of people have also been wondering about the five years between the first movie and the second.

After all, the last time we saw Hiccup and his friends, they were lanky teenagers who were just getting used to the idea that dragons and Vikings can coexist in peace. The next thing we know, they’re on the verge of adulthood and taking on evil maniacs that are bent on destroying the world! Exciting stuff, don’t you think? Jay Baruchel (Hiccup), America Ferrera (Astrid), T.J. Penny Experiment with Water Drops. How to make a telescope. When the kids and I were in the middle of our pirate unit, we discussed how pirates often used telescopes to help them see far into the distance.

How to make a telescope

We decided to build our own fully functioning telescope so we could be just like pirates! Read on to learn how to make a telescope that your kids can use and enjoy. Note: For more kid-friendly science activities, see my Science Activities for Kids page. I purchased a build-your-own-telescope kit from RAFT, which is a great organization that upcycles discarded materials into educational activities. (If you can’t find a telescope kit from RAFT, you can check out this basic one and this more advanced one available on Amazon.

This picture shows the contents of our kit, which included: an outer tube (the green one)an inner tube (the black one)A convex lensA concave lensA red lens cap to hold the convex lens in placeA cloth to clean the lenses QBoy helped me to assemble the kit by placing the large, convex lens in the green tube. 10 Fun Science Projects for your Kids This Summer. Summer has officially arrived!

10 Fun Science Projects for your Kids This Summer

If you're like most parents, you're probably scouring the internet in search of activities to keep the kiddos busy and active this summer. What better way than to incorporate some learning into the mix? The best thing about these experiments is that they are designed for kids of all ages, are chemical free and child safe. You can rest assured that no harm will come to your little ones while they are having fun with these experiments.

Kids of all ages can get involved; remember, it's never to early to get your children's brains active. Keep you children's brains active and their imaginations expanding this summer with these 10 awesome summer science experiments that will have your kids telling everyone you're the coolest mama on the block. How to make a telescope. Untitled. DIY Spring Craft for Kids. Maths Nightmare. Lucky to Be in First!: Math Mania! Need a few new math games?

Lucky to Be in First!: Math Mania!

Keep reading - I've got lots of freebies to share today! As I've mentioned, our district uses Everyday Math...and it's tricky! Lego Fraction Games for Kids. During the last few weeks, I have shared geometry activities that focused on vertices and sides.

Lego Fraction Games for Kids

JDaniel got make geometry aliens and explore geometry riddles with LEGO at home to re-enforce the skills he was working on at school. If he was working on geometry at school and it made sense to review those concepts at home. Now he is moving on to fractions at school so, we have moved on to them too. Today’s activity uses LEGOS to play fraction games. Disclaimer: We have tons of LEGOS at home! Middle School OCD: Throwdown Linky - Post It Note Division. Update 11/28 For more information on this strategy and a Flash Freebie, (sorry!

Middle School OCD: Throwdown Linky - Post It Note Division

Flash Freebies are over like that!) Please check out my latest post and store. Multiplication Stories - Printable Math Lesson Plans. Mothering with Creativity: Adding Fun. So, I totally didn't make this, but it was hanging up in my classroom last week (Thanks, Terri!)

Mothering with Creativity: Adding Fun

, and I totally love it (and the kids REALLY enjoy it). It's super easy to make. All you need is a piece of poster board (Dollar Store sells them for $.50), 2 paper cups, 2 paper towel roll insides, a basket or bowl, beads (or anything to count with-paper clips, erasers, etc.) and a marker to draw the plus sign! These are all simply taped to the poster board using packaging tape. 9 Fun Math YouTube Channels for School Age Kids. We have introduced two sets of fun science YouTube Channels for kids, one is for hands-on science experiments you can do at home, one is cool science ideas and experiments that will intrigue more curiosities.

9 Fun Math YouTube Channels for School Age Kids

Today we share some cool math youTube channels for kids. Today’s list is for school age kids. 35 Educational Resources to Encourage Inquiry & Inventive Thinking. This is a sponsored post.

35 Educational Resources to Encourage Inquiry & Inventive Thinking

I’ve scoured the internet, including all of my favourite social media sites, to bring you a fantastic collection of online inquiry and inventive thinking resources that I know will inspire and motivate both you and your students. The collection includes Lego, science, practical activity ideas, engineering, videos, animation, technology and a tonne of fun facts – so there is sure to be something for everyone! Sean Kenney Lego Certified Master Builder’s YouTube Channel: Best-selling author and artist, Sean Kenney, uses LEGO toys to build anything and everything you can imagine. CSIRO Crest: CREativity in Science and Technology (CREST) is an Australian non-competitive awards program supporting students to design and carry out their own open-ended science investigation or technology project.

Pinterest is a veritable smorgasbord of great ideas across all grades and subject areas. 30+ Fun Hands On Science Learning Activities for Kids. Welcome to Mom’s Library.

30+ Fun Hands On Science Learning Activities for Kids

20 AWESOME Science Projects. 8 Science YouTube Channels for Kids. How to Make a Hovercraft – Free Science Activity for Fifth Grade. How To Handle Disrespectful Students Who Don’t Know They’re Being Disrespectful. A student points their finger inches from your face and teasingly says, “I’m mad at you. That homework last night was hard!” Or . . . A student raises their hand and commands you to “Tell John to stop bothering me.” In either case you’re uncomfortable with the way you’ve been addressed. It’s given you pause, and you’re unsure how to respond. On one hand, neither student appears to have any malicious intent. 12 Practical Life Activities for Kids. Top 10 Summer Science Experiments for Kids - Fun-A-Day! I’m so excited to join up with over 30 bloggers as part of the second annual School’s Out – A Top 10 Summer blog hop!

We’re bringing you over 300 summer activities for fun and learning all week long. Ghoul Catchers. 5-senses Activity. Fill in the Missing Number. Math Blaster Home Play Now! Nav view search Navigation Home Teachers. 10 Science Experiments for Kids. Science experiments for kids are a great way to add some variety into your play and to introduce lots of concepts and topics in a fun and playful way. Today I’m featuring 10 awesome science experiments for kids from Preschool Powol Packets. This is just a small selection of the ideas on their site, and what I love about these experiments is that they are easy and approachable, science experiments that you can realistically try at home with your preschooler.

Science for Kids: Rainbow Jar. Science for kids ages 2 and up. We love fun kids’ science and this easy activity is one of our favorites. With just a few common household ingredients like dish soap and honey, little scientists can actually pour a rainbow in a jar. Walking Water Science Experiment for Kids. Make A Cloud. Magnet Magic – Magnet Science for Kindergarten. Simple Science Experiment for Kids: Why are there craters on the moon? Cool Science for Kids: Growing Crystals. By Michael Piazza BORAX, an old-school cleaning powder, is also a cool tool for teaching about minerals, the building blocks of rocks and earth. When lava hardens or water evaporates from a lake bed, the basic structures of minerals, called crystals, are often formed.

Earth Day Crafts for Kids. Spring Crafts For Kids. Science experiment on soil erosion. This post is also available in: Italiano Science experiment on soil erosion – This experiment, which has a tremendous visual impact due to its simplicity, it will demonstrate the relationship between precipitation, soil erosion, protection of watercourses and vegetation. A very simple experiment that stresses the importance of the vegetation cover of the soil.

You can propose in three versions: – Preparing the planting of seedlings – Using plants ready to be transplanted – Using soil samples. Sensory Activity for Toddlers. Science for Kids: Observing Plant Growth Using Bulbs. 8 Science YouTube Channels for Kids. Magnet Magic – Magnet Science for Kindergarten. How to Make a Kaleidoscope. Balloon Rockets. Kids love balloons. Balloons are fun and frugal entertainment. There is certainly no denying that. I always keep a stash of balloons around to pull out on days when my boys are in need of some unexpected fun. They love to play the classic “don’t let the balloon touch the floor” game. 'Frozen' Erupting Snow. We are loving the ‘Frozen’ movie at the moment and I have been busy coming up with Frozen Activities for the kids. Fun Science Activities. NFL RUSH GameDay Heroes.

REAL PLAYERS. Penguins: Dibble Dash. Ramp up your Football I.Q. with NFL RUSH Heroes & Rivals! NFL RUSH Heroes & Rivals is a competitive and exciting way to represent your favorite NFL team and become a football champion! Unit study: Life on the farm - Gift of Curiosity. WORLD HABITATS MOBILE. Arctic animal videos - Gift of Curiosity. If I had all the time and money in the world, I would take my kids to the Arctic to see the animals up close.

But since that isn’t going to happen anytime soon :-), I’ve been showing them brief videos of Arctic animals in action instead. Free Virtual Pet Games For Kids. Virtual Neopets Games Neopets.com has tons of pet games, whether you're looking to dive into a world of adventure or just relax with some quick entertainment. F is for Forest Diorama (Geography Projects from A to Z) Backyard Birds Checklist. Facts About Ocean Animals {Unit Study Series} 5 great reading worksheets: kinder - It's story time! A/an worksheet. VERB OR NOUN SORT. Free English Articles Printables. VERB OR NOUN SORT. BUILDING A PARAGRAPH GRAPHIC ORGANIZER. Madagascar Worksheets - Free, Printable Worksheets for Kids. My Moon Phases - Free Kindergarten Science Worksheet. Moon Activities for Kindergarten. 70+ Free Educational Games - PragmaticMom.

12 Great iPad Apps for Elementary School Kids. Best Apps for Kids to Learn about Geography and Maps. 24 Educational iPad Apps for Kids - Reading & Writing Imagination Soup Fun Learning and Play Activities for Kids. NFL RUSH Heroes & Rivals. Science Kids: Dyeing Corn Experiment - JDaniel4s Mom. Popcorn Poetry: A Poem About the Five Senses.

The Tastiest Popcorn Test – Free Science Experiments for Kids. STEM ENGINEERING CHALLENGE: EXPLORING VOLUME WITH POPCORN. Egg in a Bottle. Scientific Method Bulletin Board - MyClassroomIdeas.com. Df0376e31f8872e27db9dd3c24393cbe.jpg (JPEG Image, 640 × 960 pixels) Superlative Science: My Lab. Mouth Lightning – Science Experiments Free Printable. Superlative Science: My Lab. Sort-A-Rainbow Colors & Sensory Activity - A Little Pinch of Perfect.

Summer Cloud Science. TELLING TIME STOP, THINK, CLICK (SMARTBOARD GAME) How to Make Flubber. Free Math Sheets. Guess the Number – Printable Math Activities for 3rd Grade. Teacher Blog Spot. 7 ways kids can learn to make a graph. Yellowstone Animals Word Hunt – Science Worksheets Online for Third Grade. No More Plastics – Fun Science Worksheets. Diy matching game. Posted "Letter" To The Class {INSPIRED} 7 Habits of Highly Effective Ed-Tech Leaders. 10 Ways to Use Instagram in the Classroom. How to Create Image-Based Quizzes in Google Forms. TeacherTube. How to Train Your Dragon 2 - HTTYD 2 Movie Clips, Images and Reviews - SoD.