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Our First Grade Weather Inquiry – Part Five: Green Screen Weather Reports
16 Sep, 2018. 0 Comments. Posted By: Kristen Smith
As a culmination for our weather inquiry, my students applied all that they had learned and became meteorologists! They LOVED this so much. …
Our First Grade Weather Inquiry – Part Four: Extreme Weather
15 Sep, 2018. 0 Comments. Posted By: Kristen Smith
Hello everyone! I'm back to share with you the extreme weather portion of our three week weather inquiry. After studying clouds, rain, and wind,…
Our First Grade Weather Inquiry – Part Three: Exploring Wind!
13 Sep, 2018. 3 Comments. Posted By: Kristen Smith
W I N D! Boy did we have fun exploring wind! Earlier in the summer I had seen a wind tunnel on Instagram and…
Our First Grade Weather Inquiry – Part Two: Exploring Rain!
12 Sep, 2018. 2 Comments. Posted By: Kristen Smith
Hello Friends! After our week studying clouds (you can click here in case you missed that blog post) we dove into learning about…
Spring has sprung– and so have spring inquiries!!
14 Apr, 2018. 0 Comments. Posted By: Kristen Smith
Good Morning everyone! I hope that this post finds you well. This past week we have been studying all things spring (in the…
Activities For A Dinosaur Day
12 Mar, 2018. 4 Comments. Posted By: Kristen Smith
We just finished up a week learning about dinosaurs and boy did we have A BLAST! As this was the week before our…
Exploring Simple Machines With Kindergarteners
4 Mar, 2018. 0 Comments. Posted By: Kristen Smith
Good morning, friends! We have been having so much fun this past week exploring simple machines as our STEM focus. Throughout the week…
Kindergarten Christmas STEM activities– Our Christmas guide continues!
6 Dec, 2017. 2 Comments. Posted By: Kristen Smith
We have been having so much fun completing these Christmas STEM activities. Even though December is in full effect (as well as a…
STEM!
17 Jun, 2017. 12 Comments. Posted By: Kristen Smith
Hello friends! The last two weeks my friend and I have been running a STEM camp for 5-10 year olds at my school.…
Exploring Coding With Kindergarteners (with and without technology)
10 May, 2017. 5 Comments. Posted By: Kristen Smith
As I began planning for this year, I realized that introducing my students to coding was a 21st century skill that I needed to teach.…
STEM activities in November
5 Nov, 2016. 1 Comment. Posted By: Kristen Smith
I love that STEM education is getting so much attention these days. Incorporating STEM activities in your classroom helps your students develop problem…
Exploring Light In Kindergarten
9 Jan, 2016. 2 Comments. Posted By: Kristen Smith
{This blog post contains affiliate links at no cost to you.} This past week my kindergarteners explored light. They enjoyed our unit SO…
Simple activities to make your Arctic unit come to life!
27 Dec, 2015. 6 Comments. Posted By: Kristen Smith
I love teaching because every year, every month, and every day I get to learn something new. I get to see the joy…