Paintsicles. Frozen paint cubes for creative fun.
Are you following us on Pinterest? Thanks to a recent heat wave in Melbourne, we've been having lots of fun playing with ice. The other day I thought I'd combine our love of painting by making some frozen paint cubes for the kids to paint with. I wasn't actually sure how well it'd all turn out, but the results speak for themselves. I've since tested it with a variety of different paints and found that whilst the results vary, they all provide a fun, sensory and unique painting experience…
Ice Cream Books | Scrapbook & Cards Today magazine
Has ice cream been part of your main food groups to keep you cool this summer? There is definitely no shortage of ice cream at our house so it’s no wonder this delicious treat was on my mind when creating this 3T’s post. I have a really fun and easy tutorial to share to create
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Ice Cream Party!
Ella's ice cream party was so fun! We had beautiful weather, a house full of friends and family, the cutest ice cream man I've ever seen, a very happy 4 year old, and enough ice cream and popsicles to last us till next summer! I didn't make the shirts for this party, I ordered them from cafe press. I lined the sidewalk with ice cream cone balloons. I saw this idea here and thought it was so cute. You tape the end of the balloon to a bamboo stick and then push that through the paper cone…
The one item in my classroom that I think I refer to the most often and am most in love with would be my Scoop on Comprehension visual. I have it hanging at the front of my room near the carpet where I do read alouds. Each scoop is labeled with either a reading skill or strategy. I teach them all very early in the year. Throughout the year, we refer to each of the different colored scoops as we utilize the skill or strategy in our reading. By the end of the year, my students have a real and…
Hello Everyone! Welcome back for another post about ice cream! Yum!! Today we worked on similes again as we review some of our favorite things from the year. We read a couple more ice cream books and then set out to brainstorm some similes using ice cream as our subject. I love some of the similes the kids came up with!! Then the kids had to pick out their favs or think of some more and record them on their own sheets. I then showed them how to make a great little ice cream cone book…
The Science of Ice Cream + Ice Cream in a Bag
Celebrate National Ice Cream Day and make ice cream in a bag. Five minutes to delicious ice cream! Plus learn the science of making ice cream.
Persuasive Writing - The Lesson Plan Diva
This week has been a great week and we are still working on persuasive writing. I think the kids are finally getting the hang of it. It can be so difficult to get them to make that connection on how to properly write a persuasive writing piece. We had a very fun assignment that we
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Friendship Ice Cream Cone Throw
Celebrate friendship and what makes a good friend in this "Friendship Ice Cream Cone Throw" game. Easy to make with plastic golf balls and ice cream cups. Throw an ice cream ball, catch it in the ice cream cup and give a friend a compliment. Great for hand-eye coordination, gross motor skills and early friendship development.
Ice Cream Fraction Sheets
Build your own fractions using ice cream scoops. This is a great minilesson to use after introducing basic fractions. Each student will create their own a cone using 4 ice cream scoops. The students can get creative with their ice cream choices. Have them color each scoop to look like that type of i...
Ice Cream Place Value - Classroom Freebies
Practice place value of numbers up to 1,000 with this sweet treat of an activity. Students build ice cream treats based on place value. Click on my blog button below to visit my blog and find the activity. You Might Also Like:Teaching Tips for Place ValueFree Video Notebook for Basic Operations in MathValentines Place ValuePlace ... Read More about Ice Cream Place Value