Flip Flop Measuring

Flip Flop Measuring

We all know that kids can get a little stir-crazy waiting for summer to start!  To keep my students engaged and motivated to finish the school year strong, I created a bright flip flop measuring activity. It's a great math center for the classroom and it would also be...

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Seasonal Centers

Seasonal Centers

Swapping themes from season to season is a great way to teach students about the passage of time. These activities can provide kids in preschool, kindergarten and first grade helpful ways to explore the whole year. Whether you’re looking for apples, leaves and pumpkin...

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Watermelon STEM Book

Watermelon STEM Book

Summer sun means watermelon fun!  Watermelon is the perfect way to add some science and math to summer plans... especially when your hands-on STEM can later be turned into a snack!  This watermelon STEM book is the perfect summer activity. Scroll down to snag your...

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Number Sense Mystery Puzzles

Number Sense Mystery Puzzles

Developing number sense is something that takes kids time and a lot of effort.  But this number sense activity makes it both exciting and challenging! Add them to your math centers or morning work!  For more number work, head over to our shop and grab our Place Value...

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Conversation Heart Measurement Activity

Conversation Heart Measurement Activity

Conversation hearts aren’t just a sweet Valentine’s Day treat - they are an irresistibly fun math manipulative,, too! One of our favorite activities is using conversation hearts to introduce measurement. They are the perfect size for little hands and are easy to...

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Christmas Tree Geoboard

Christmas Tree Geoboard

This Christmas tree geoboard is a fun way to help little mathematicians explore shapes and geometry while  strengthening those little fingers.  Often seen in preschool classrooms, geoboards are an amazing math manipulative that helps explore not only shapes, but area,...

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Minty Fizzing Snowballs

Minty Fizzing Snowballs

Looking to bring a little wintery coolness to bath time? Grab your little chemists and whip up a batch of these minty fizzing snowballs! Follow the simple step-by-step below and then hop over and grab more STEM challenges your students will actually ASK to repeat with...

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Christmas Science

Christmas Science

Do you need a little magical Christmas science? This simple and VERY cool 5-minute science activity is a must-try! Young scientists will be in awe as they watch festive stripes of red and green magically stretch across their plate as water reacts with the sugar on the...

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Building Block STEM Challenges

Building Block STEM Challenges

Grab your LEGOS and get ready for some hands-on STEM! These five motivating STEM challenges are perfect for early finisher activities, STEM boxes, math centers or Makerspaces.

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INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> 26 Building Challenges + record sheet

–> 30 Weight Challenges + record sheet (INCLUDES “MASS” VERSION)

–> 15 Length Challenges + record sheet

–> 15 Problem Solving Extensions + record sheet

–> 15 Pattern Challenges + record sheet

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Back to School STEM Challenges

Back to School STEM Challenges

Looking for back to school STEM challenges your students will beg to repeat over and over again? You’re in the right spot!

Solve a batch of weight/mass task cards, complete a jaw dropping science experiment with pencils, use LEGO bricks to create a set of building challenges and more!

These five back to school STEM challenges include a variety of record sheets so you can easily adapt the activities for pre-k through second grade.

The set is perfect to use as science experiments, in STEM centers, math stations or as early finisher tasks.

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INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> 15 weight/mass challenge cards

–> 15 length challenge cards

–> 15 building block challenge cards

–>How Many Long? (A hands-on measuring activity)

–> Pencil Through a Bag science experiment

 

All five STEM challenges include record sheets to help kids keep track of their answers AND easy to follow instructions making it easy for you to lead the activity.

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STEM Challenge: Linear Measurement

STEM Challenge: Linear Measurement

This kid-approved STEM challenge is the perfect addition to your measurement unit or STEM center!

The 60 hands-on task cards and corresponding record sheets give kids practice measuring and comparing length using unifix cubes.

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In the first 45 cards, children compare two piles of objects to determine which set is longer.

When they’re ready for a challenge, students then move on to the 15 extension cards.

 

STUDENTS WILL:

–> Find objects in the room that are longer or shorter than a given set,

–> Estimate and then measure the length of objects,

–> And decide what type of measuring tool (ruler, measuring tape or yard stick/meter stick) would be best to use in different situations.

Finally, in the final challenge included in the pack, children race Matchbox cars to determine which one travels the farthest.

The STEM challenge pack is so motivating, hands-on and playful! Kids will ask to complete it over and over again.

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STEM Challenge: Weight Measurement

STEM Challenge: Weight Measurement

This kid-approved STEM challenge is the perfect addition to your weight measurement unit or STEM center!

The 60 hands-on task cards and corresponding record sheets give kids practice measuring and comparing weight using a simple balance.

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In the first 45 cards, children compare two piles of objects to determine which set weighs more and which weighs less.

When they’re ready for a challenge, students then move on to the 15 extension cards that invite them to find objects in the room that weigh more or less than a given set.

The STEM challenge pack is so motivating, hands-on and playful! Kids will ask to complete it over and over again.

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Free Geoboard Challenges

Free Geoboard Challenges

Geoboards are a motivating, hands-on way to work on so many STEM skills at once - 2D shapes, measuring, counting, angles, scaling... Add these free geoboard challenges to your collection and then hop over and snag our Epic STEM Challenge Bundle for more fun! Getting...

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LEGO Volcano

LEGO Volcano

Erupting LEGO volcanoes are as cool as STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) activities come! Young builders of all ages will love designing, building and erupting LEGO volcanoes again, and again... and again. For more amazing STEM, check out our Epic STEM...

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How to Make Bouncy Balls

How to Make Bouncy Balls

Looking for a fun and simple science activity that's sure to entertain the kids?! In this quick, five minute experiment, little chemists mix up their own homemade bouncy balls. Making bouncy balls is a hands-down science favorite for kids!  And for more kid-approved...

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25 Pre-K Math Centers

25 Pre-K Math Centers

Looking for motivating math centers for your Pre-K classroom? These 25 hands-on, ready to print activities teach shapes, counting to 20, writing numbers, patterns and graphing.

The activities make it so easy to set up math stations! Just print, prep and play.  The easy-to-follow instructions make them perfect for parent volunteers or classroom helpers.

The 25 printable centers give students practice with:

–> 2D Shapes
–> Patterns
–> Sorting
–> Number recognition to 20
–> Number formation
–> Counting to 20
–> Ten frames
–> Graphing
–> Introductory measuring

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> Number Rainbows

–> Counting Clip Cards (2 sets)

–> Roll and Color Number Game

–> Number Dominoes

–> Ten Frame Dab

–> Roll and Write 1-9

–> Number 1-20 Puzzles

–> Kids Color Up 1-12 Game

–> Pizza Shop 1-20 Counting Cards

–> Number Bingo for 1-20

–> How Many Long? Linear Measurement Activity

–> Shape Graph

–> Shape Sort

–> I Have, Who Has Shape Game

–> Shape Puzzles

–> Roll and Color Shape Sheet

–> Color Sort

–> Graphing Colors

–> Counting Bear Pattern Cards

–> Farm Pattern Cut and Glue Sheet

–> Popsicle Stick Pattern Cards

 

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Hi, I’m Malia.

I LOVE helping Pre-K, Kindergarten and First Grade teachers save time, stay inspired and give EVERY student bigger results. I’m so glad you’re here!