Category: science

Hands-On Plant Lesson: Silly Grass Head Template

I first posted about these silly grass heads on my blog in 2011 when I was teaching about the plant life cycle to my own first grade students. Since then you guys have made them wildly popular on Pinterest. (THANK YOU!!!) I can’t even tell you how many emails and

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Plant Life Cycle Packet

The other day I found these mini Terracotta pots and saucers at a store near my house. When I saw them, I knew I had to have them for first grade! I already had these mini watering cans and was waiting for the right time to use them. (I will

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All About Rocks!

This science packet focuses on IGNEOUS, SEDIMENTARY, and METAMORPHIC rocks and is perfect for 1st-3rd Grade. Your students will love the activities in this packet! This Rock Packet Includes: Rock Notebook for Students Rock Notebook for Teachers (detailed) Worksheets/Assessments 3 Rock Type Characters Cute Rock Craft Rock Cycle Charts Rock Type

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my baby chicks: the birth story

First of all, I just have to say that hatching chicks is the most FUN thing I have done all year! My students have loved every minute of it and so have I! Remember this little guy who hatched all by himself?? Well… when I got to school the next

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hatching chicken eggs

My class is trying to hatch chicken eggs… Here is our incubator: Here are the cute chicken eggs (we got a dozen): I put the document camera over the incubator, so we could see it on the projector screen (all day). My students LOVED watching the progress. A few chickens started pecking little holes! 

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POW! A Zeno Sight Word Game

This FREE activity takes regular, boring flashcards and turns them into a fun, competitive game. Your students won’t even realize they are learning!