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When Your Kids BEG for Homework! STEM Family Projects

One of my students’ very FAVORITE enrichment activities is our monthly STEM Family Projects! In fact, it’s the only homework I’ve ever assigned that my kids actually BEG for! Each month, I send home an assignment sheet like the following with my Kindergarten, First, and Second Grade Gifted and Talented students. The objectives are very …

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5 Engineering Challenges with Clothespins, Binder Clips, and Craft Sticks

5 Engineering Challenges with Clothespins, Binder Clips, and Craft Sticks. Awesome STEM activity for kids!

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Most classrooms I've taught in have at least one or two early finishers that grasp the lesson quickly, speed through the independent wo...

Stick Raft Building STEM Project

Stick Raft Building STEM Project. Can you build a raft that really floats? How much weight can your stick raft carry? Can your raft cope in a real stream? This STEM challenge is great fun for kids and a super way to get them stretching and developing their skills and engaging with Nature.

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Title: Exit Ticket Emoji Description: End of lesson task to allow pupils to reflect on how the lesson went via the medium of Emoji. Idea adapted from Twitter. #ded318

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Most classrooms I've taught in have at least one or two early finishers that grasp the lesson quickly, speed through the independent wo...

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Spring sensory play tub with carrots

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When I found out about International Goat Day Blog Hop hosted by Witty Hoots I instantly knew that I wanted to do a Tuff Spot based on ‘The Three Billy Goats Gruff’. My class love traditional tales and we have done several Tuff Trays in the past on this theme such as ‘Jack and the...Read More »

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