2D Shape Activities for Preschool, Pre-K, and Kindergarten - Pocket of Preschool
2D shapes activities for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten. Shape mats (legos, geoboards, etc), play dough mats, posters, sorting mats, worksheets, & MORE.
First Grade Wow
Hello Everyone! Next week we will begin a science unit on seasons and then weather. With the start of fall, I wanted an easily accessible b...
Investigating the Colors of Leaves
We have some beautiful Ash trees on our playground that turn the most amazing colors in the Fall! The kids started noticing them and bringin...
Chalk Pastel Leaf Rubbings STEAM Activity | Our Family Code
Go on a nature walk, gather some lovely leaves, and make some chalk resist leaf rubbings with this low-prep STEAM experiment!
Invitation to Create Fall Leaves Art
Wondering what to do with all the leaves on the ground these days? We have a super simple solution for you. Try this invitation to create fall leaves art!
Pumpkin Sink or Float Graph FREE
Do pumpkins sink or float? What do your students think? Predict and graph with this pocket chart graph, then find out by putting a pumpkin in water. This fun, FREE graph is a great way to introduce your pumpkin unit this fall!Pumpkin Sink or Float Graph is a free sample from my Pumpkins - STEAM i...
Outside with Kids: 15 Ways to Play with Nature
I don’t know about you, but Fall is one of my favorite times of year. My kids and I get outside more than ever: I love the cooler temperatures and the fact that we don’t have to worry as much about constantly slathering on sunscreen or getting eaten alive by mosquitos. And the colors are the absolute best! My kids are constantly coming home with collections — rocks, sticks, leaves, and yes, even pockets full of carefully collected mulch.
Celebrate International Dot Day with STEM — Carly and Adam
International Dot Day is celebrated on September 15th. It is a day meant to encourage students to be creative, curious, and brave. The inspiration for the day comes for the book, The Dot, by Peter H. Reynolds. The story of The Dot centers around the main character, Vashti, who doesn't believe she is a good artist. However, after some encouragement from her teacher, Vashti begins drawing dots. At the end of the story, Vashti learns to be brave and use her creativity to make her mark on…
What I Do: First Day & Week of FDK
I've had lots of requests over the summer to share what I do for the first day and week of Kindergarten. I'm always a little hesitant to d...