Earth Day FREE
Free Earth Day Printables Also available: April Printables - KINDERGARTENApril Printables - FIRST GRADEMay Printables - KINDERGARTENMay Printables - FIRST GRADE This is a "no prep" printable packet that can be used as a whole-group activity, centers, morning work, homework, review, etc. Include...
A Science Mini-Unit: Living and Non-Living
This is a quick little unit that teaches children about living and non-living things. I find that most kindergartners can almost always tell you what things are living and what things are non-living, but they cannot tell you why. And there are definitely some tricky ones--for example, most of my kids think that a tree is non-living. And then there is always the discussion of non-living versus dead. They will sometimes say things like, "The rock is dead." So I explain that in order to be…
Living things: Science and my first freebie!
We will begin our unit on "The Needs of Living Things" after Christmas break, but I like to start out the unit by talking about the differen...
Living Non Living Freebie
This freebie is a simple coloring sheet with a cute song about Living and Non Living things. This is a fun way to review these concepts. The song is sung to the tune of Frere Jacques and my kids love singing it each year!! The clip art is all from mycutegraphics.com Thanks and enjoy!
Living and Nonliving - Sarah's Teaching Snippets
Our first science mini-unit is about living and nonliving things. It’s a great way to transition into our next unit about plants (we focus on apples). After teaching them about what makes something living and singing this song about it, we go outside and search for living and nonliving things. Students fill out this chart ... Read More about Living and Nonliving
Plants and Animals Everywhere
Time is flying by in K-Land. I have been missing in action for the last month on the blog, but never fear we have been busy as can be in ro...
Invitation To Create: Build A Bug
Invitation To Create: Build A Bug. Open ended creative insect paper craft for kids. Great for color recognition & fine motor development. Perfect for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, and elementary children.
Teaching Kids to Count On in Addition- Freebie!
Learning can be fun! Using the proven HeidiSongs multi-sensory method, even preschool age children can easily learn to identify numbers, shapes, sight words.
The Needs of an Animal (song for kids about 4 things animals need to survive)
THE NEEDS OF AN ANIMAL The 4 needs of an animal WWW.HARRYKINDERGARTENMUSIC.COM Hip songs & videos for the K-2 classroom! *Disclaimer: Videos produced and sha...
Living and Nonliving Sort Freebie
This cute little sort can be used whole group or in small group to sort pictures of living things and non living things. Black and white and color included. :) Enjoy!
Exploring seeds in the gardening center
We have spent several days exploring seeds and today we started off by reading the book "The Tiny Seed" by Eric Carle... After reading the book, we explored a variety of different kinds of seeds. We started out by looking at
The Tiny Seed : Eric Carle Inspired Art
I did this project with a group of Kindergartners in our co-op as a part of an Eric Carle author study. We spent some time looking through ...