STEM Resource for Primary Grades

Many teachers have asked about STEM resources for the primary grades, kindergarten, first, and second. Most of my experience is with grades 3-5. The little ones scare me a little bit 😉 But, I thought I would compile a collection of STEM and STEAM resources that can be used in the younger grades. I plan to update this list as […]

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More Dr. Seuss for Big Kids Fun

Still looking for some upper elementary activities to use to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday? Pull out your pile of Dr. Seuss books and have your students work on one of these scavenger hunts that will make them think! These are simple activities where students scour Dr. Seuss books to find different things that start with each letter of the alphabet. […]

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presidents day fun

Presidents Day is coming up. Did you know it originally began as a day to honor George Washington’s birthday? Today, Washington and Lincoln are most commonly honored for Presidents Day since both have birthdays in February. However, it can also be a time to think of all of our great leaders and the contributions they have made to our country. […]

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Martin Luther King Jr. Freebie

We will soon be honoring the birthday of the great Martin Luther King Jr. There are tons of biographies of Martin Luther King Jr. for all reading levels. Here are some that are great for elementary students. Depending on the level of your students, you may read these aloud, have them read independently, or use these as resources for research. […]

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math-y monday–how to fit math projects in your already busy schedule

One of the biggest factors when trying something new like math projects is finding the time. There are so many things that we have to do and such little time to do actually do them. I took a good hard look at how I organized my math time realized I had a few teaching habits that were sucking away valuable […]

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