Rain Cloud in a Jar

Rain Cloud in a Jar

Making a rain cloud in a jar is a fun and easy way to teach children how it rains.  Kids will love the magical wow factor and YOU'LL love the easy prep! Check out the simple step-by-step below and then join The Plato Pack so you can access DOZENS more jaw dropping...

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STEM Jellybean Structures

STEM Jellybean Structures

Jelly beans + toothpicks = an afternoon of engineering fun! Students will LOVE practicing engineering skills with this hands-on (and tasty!) STEM project. Follow the step-by-step directions below and then hop over to snag our best-selling Toothpick STEM Structures in...

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Honey Science

Honey Science

This sweet honey science freebie is the perfect way to teach kids about bees! Scroll below to grab your freebies and buzz over and grab our ladybug lifecycle for even more science fun. This post contains Amazon affiliate links. Getting Ready Prepping was easy! I...

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Spring Ten Frame Addition

Spring Ten Frame Addition

Work on beginning addition this spring in a fun, colorful and hands-on way! Build an understanding of counting, combining sets and making new totals with sums to 10 with these free ten frame addition printables. Grab your copy below and then hop over and snag...

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Flower Addition to 10

Flower Addition to 10

Building up number sense and fact fluency is something that takes time and practice. But all of that hard work certainly doesn't have to be boring! This flower addition activity is a fun way to work on addition facts in math centers! This activity is also great for...

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Raindrop Ten Frame Counting Activity

Raindrop Ten Frame Counting Activity

We get a lot of rainy days in spring, but we don't let that stop us from having fun!  This raindrop ten frame activity is the perfect addition to our spring math centers. It's a great way for preschool or kindergarten students to work on counting and identifying...

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Frog Number Word Match Up

Frog Number Word Match Up

My students love seasonal centers and since we were talking all about bugs and amphibians, I knew had to create something "hoppy."  This number word activity featuring frogs was the perfect spring addition to our math centers. Hop below and download the free...

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Ladybug Life Cycle Wheel Craft

Ladybug Life Cycle Wheel Craft

Worms, butterflies, and bugs... my kids are fascinated with anything that creeps, crawls or flies!  Are your kids, too?!  This cute ladybug life cycle craft is a great way to teach children about the life cycle of a lady bug. From egg to ladybug, all four steps are...

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Jellybean Addition Sort Game

Jellybean Addition Sort Game

Hands on manipulatives make math fun - especially if they come in the form of candy, like jelly beans! Kids will love working on addition within 10 using this playful jelly bean addition game. (And they'll love the tasty, sweet ending, too.) Snag your sort below and...

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Rainbow Addition Mats

Rainbow Addition Mats

Addition is a skill that is best reinforced with hands-on materials. Manipulating and moving the number of objects helps students understand the concept of two groups coming together to make more.  These bright and engaging rainbow addition mats are a perfect math...

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Easter Egg STEM Challenges

Easter Egg STEM Challenges

Whether you're in need of fresh STEM centers, early finisher activities or math games, this Easter Egg STEM Challenge is a must-try!  Just grab a bag of plastic Easter eggs and you're ready to stretch students' learning in a BIG way with this STEM activity. Snag your...

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Easter STEM Activities

Easter STEM Activities

Hunting down STEM activities for young kids can be overwhelming.  It takes SO MUCH TIME to search through Pinterest piecing together ideas.  But this Easter STEM activity pack will take all of the stress out of making STEM centers - your students will beg to repeat...

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PEEPs® Homemade Slime Recipe

PEEPs® Homemade Slime Recipe

Spring is a time for flowers, rainbows, warmer temperatures... and PEEPs®! Whether you're in the mood for a quick science experiment with major cool factor or you want a fun afternoon project to keep the kids entertained, our homemade PEEPs® slime is sure to do the...

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Telling Time Activity – Tulip Time Match

Telling Time Activity – Tulip Time Match

Telling time can be a tricky concept for little learners and tackling it often needs a lot of practice.  This telling time activity is here to help! This super cute tulip matching game is a fun way to work on the hour and half hour marks on a clock in both digital and...

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Addition Flower Puzzles

Addition Flower Puzzles

Every kid loves hands-on activities and these addition flower puzzles are a super fun way to practice addition this spring!  They are easy to prep and can be used as a classroom math center, homeschool activity, or even a family game! Getting Ready To prep this...

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Teen Number Rainbow Match

Teen Number Rainbow Match

Tackle tricky teen numbers this spring with this colorful rainbow number match game! Then make sure to run over and snag our entire St. Patrick's Day Literacy and Math Centers for more magical fun! Getting Ready Prep for this number match was super easy! I...

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Easter Egg Rockets

Easter Egg Rockets

Did you know that you can launch Easter egg rockets up into the air with just a couple of common household materials?!  The kids will not only love this egg-citing science activity, they will also learn about the cool chemical reaction that makes it happen. With lots...

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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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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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