Magic Blooming Flower Kids’ STEM Activity

Magic Blooming Flower Kids’ STEM Activity

Does your preschooler love surprises? Mine sure does! This simple kids' STEM activity is a fun science and art activity in one. Children will beg to watch their handmade paper flowers magically unfold over and over again! Getting Started To make our magic blooming...

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Glowing Bouncy Egg Experiment

Glowing Bouncy Egg Experiment

What could be better than making a naked bouncing egg?! Making a glowing one, of course!  This bouncy egg experiment teaches little scientists about egg anatomy and osmosis and takes just a few minutes to set up.  It seriously egg-citing! Getting Ready To prep, I...

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Dancing Cranberries

Dancing Cranberries

Experimenting with dancing cranberries is the perfect simple fall science activity for kids. It's the perfect compliment to our Super Cool Science Kit! Getting Started Setting up for our cranberries dance was fast and easy. We gathered three things: a clear cup, some...

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Color Changing Flowers

Color Changing Flowers

It's easy to see how plants drink water by doing this simple science experiment: Color Changing Flowers. Learn about plant biology and create a beautiful flower rainbow the kids will love. It's a must-try kids' plant experiment! Getting Ready This experiment can be...

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Bug Race Addition Math Games

Bug Race Addition Math Games

Nothing screams fun quite like a batch of creepy crawly bugs! Kids will love this addition math game while racing bugs.  They'll have so much fun, they won't even notice they're practicing addition facts! They're perfect to use as math centers, homeschool activities...

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Magic Crystal Butterfly

Magic Crystal Butterfly

Growing crystals is always a science activity my kids love. Combine crystals with their love of butterflies and we get a magic crystal butterfly - a winning science activity! This post contains Amazon affiliate links. Getting Ready The first thing we needed to do...

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Flower Symmetry Activities

Flower Symmetry Activities

Spring is finally here, which means flowers are starting to bloom. And what better way to add some flowers to the classroom than through some STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math)?  These flower symmetry activities are perfect for spring! Teaching...

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Ten Frames Rainbow Match

Ten Frames Rainbow Match

This Ten Frames Rainbow Match is a must-play this spring! Kids will have so much fun pairing up the numbers and ten frames that they won't even realize that they're learning. Scroll below to grab your freebie and then make sure to hop over and grab our Rainbow STEM...

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Valentine’s Number Puzzles – Numbers to 100

Valentine’s Number Puzzles – Numbers to 100

These Valentine's number puzzles are a great way to practice place value. Place value is a skill that requires continued practice. Some children even need DAILY reinforcement to understand the links between a number and the different ways that it can be represented. ...

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Walking Water Rainbow Science Experiment

Walking Water Rainbow Science Experiment

Let's make a walking water rainbow! There's no better way for little scientists to learn about capillary action and color mixing than by making water walk (yes - walk!) in this colorful rainbow science experiment. This science experiment is a favorite of ours because...

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Valentine Number Order Clip Cards

Valentine Number Order Clip Cards

I LOVE everything about Valentine's Day - especially the yummy treats like COOKIES! These Valentine's Day clip cards and printables are a motivating way to help students work on number order and the counting sequence for numbers 1-20. Getting Ready To prep the...

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Valentine Math Fact Match

Valentine Math Fact Match

Mastering addition and subtraction facts takes a lot of time and practice, so why not make it fun with hands-on activities that feel like games?!  This Valentine math fact match is a great math center or small group activity for kids who are working on addition and...

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Conversation Heart Patterns

Conversation Heart Patterns

Nothing says Valentine's Day quite like conversation hearts! These conversation heart pattern strips are perfect for a Valentine's Day party, math center or homeschool activity. Print off the colorful pattern strips, grab a bag of the sweet treats and you're all set...

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Sprout House

Sprout House

Spring is just around the corner and my kiddos are itching to start planting seeds.  Our  little DIY sprout house made from sponges had my kids giddy with excitement.  Combining engineering and science into one awesome project was a motivating way to learn about...

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15 Brilliant Ways to Use a Hundred Chart

15 Brilliant Ways to Use a Hundred Chart

Hundred charts are an amazing tool for teaching all sorts of math skills: counting, adding, multiplication, problem solving, skip counting and more.  These hundred chart activities are the gift that keeps on giving! Grab your free hundred chart below and then try out...

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Snowflake Geometry

Snowflake Geometry

When you think of snowflakes, I bet geometrical shapes aren't the first things to come to mind. But because of the chemical structure of water, every tiny flake actually starts out as a hexagonal prism.  Enter: snowflake geometry! My curious kiddos loved studying the...

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Butterfly Color by Code

Butterfly Color by Code

Addition doesn't have to be done just with flashcards. Make addition exciting for kids with this playful color by code activity! When they're done with their facts, they'll have colored a gorgeous butterfly! Print your freebie below and then hop over and snag our...

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Endless STEM Challenge Bundle

Endless STEM Challenge Bundle

If you're looking for easy-to-follow, engaging STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) challenges your kids will beg to repeat over and over again, you've come to the right spot! The Endless STEM Challenge Bundle is packed with kid-tested challenges that...

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Leprechaun Count and Match

Leprechaun Count and Match

St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner! My students love doing activities with sneaky little leprechauns trying to hide their pot of gold, so I was excited to pull together a count and match activity with a fun St. Patty's Day twist. Kids will love this playful...

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Telling Time Match Up

Telling Time Match Up

Teaching children to tell time can take a LOT of practice!  This matching activity makes all of that hard work fun for kids - and it's a wonderful way to recycle your plastic Easter eggs, too! Telling Time Match Up is great to use as a math center, small group...

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