I don’t know about you, but oftentimes in my class, we transition quickly from one lesson to the next. I was finding that we were missing a very powerful piece of our lesson: the reflection. To help kids make greater connections to our STEM activities, I created a batch of simple pamphlets so they could reflect on their learning, increase understanding and build critical thinking
Fall is my favorite season of the year so I was excited to grab a pumpkin from our porch and sneak in some fall-themed STEM learning. This free pumpkin activity sheet is an easy way to practice math AND science! P.S. Continue the pumpkin-themed fun with our mega pack of pumpkin activities for Preschool/Kindergarten OR First Grade! Pumpkin Investigations To get ready, I printed an activity
It’s fall which means pumpkins are everywhere!! Get children engaged about the different representations of teen numbers with these cute Teen Number Pumpkin Puzzles. Then hop over and grab our Pumpkin Number Bonds for even more fall fun! Getting Ready To prep this activity, I printed and laminated the cards to give them extra durability. Then I sliced along the cut lines to separate the
Our Famous Landmark Challenge Cards have been a huge hit so I was eager to pull together a new batch of building cards with a fall-themed twist! These building cards are perfect to use in STEM centers, makerspaces, or math stations. Grab your free set below and then hop over and snag our complete 4 seasons pack here! Getting Ready I printed the cards on cardstock to
Whether you’re looking for a fun way to enjoy the outdoors or you want to sneak in a little learning into your summer days, these 15 backyard engineering projects for kids are must-tries. Race LEGOs down DIY ziplines, build rockets that really soar, launch marshmallows in the air and try your hand at classic egg drop science experiments. Kids will be tackling backyard engineering projects for days!
Whether you’re planning a farm-themed unit or are in need of motivating ways to teach kids important science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills, this activity pack is sure to do the trick. The 6 playful challenges are perfect to use in STEM centers, math stations or as early finisher tasks. Snag your set in our shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers! INSIDE YOU’LL FIND: First
Grab your stash of rainbow counting bears and great ready for some playful pattern practice! Children will love solving the challenge cards and then coloring the pattern. They can even stretch their brains and create their own counting bear patterns for friends to solve when they’re finished! Getting Ready To prep the activity, I simply printed the pattern cards (below) on card stock to make
After kids learn how to count, it’s time to stretch their number understanding by working on sequencing. Asking a simple question like “What number comes next?” does just that. Snag your freebie below and then hop over to grab our popular Pumpkin Activity Pack to keep the learning going! Getting Ready Prepping the math center was a cinch! I printed the pumpkin cards on cardstock
Teaching seasons in your classroom? This hands-on season activity makes a great visual children can refer back to all year long. Scroll below to grab your season freebie and then hop over and snag our mammal sort for more hands-on fun! Getting Ready Prep was super easy! I printed the seasons page on some brightly colored paper. Then I printed the illustrations out on white
Counting using one-to-one correspondence is one of those skills that takes A LOT of practice for our youngest learners. My kids LOVE playdough and were excited about the idea of rolling it into gumballs, so I knew these number mats would be an instant hit. Scroll below to grab your counting freebie and then hop over and snag our monster counting cards for more number fun.