Category Archives: elementary

Ant Day

DAILY FUN ACTIVITY: Eat lunch outside and then count the ants. Our theme today will be Ant Day! Talk about Ants. Ants are social insects. Social insects live together in colonies. They depend on each other for survival and can … Continue reading

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Boat Day

Today’s Quick Summer Learning Fun Activity:  Make Popsicles with 2 cups Hot Water, 2 Cups Lemonade, 1 box strawberry gelatin.  Pour into popsicle molds or small paper cups and freeze.  This lesson is good for: measurement, counting (ingredients), color mixing … Continue reading

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More Boney Science- Strength of Bones

The calcium in bones helps to make them very strong. To explain the strength of bones, take a sheet of paper and roll it into a tube making sure that the top and bottom overlap in the tube. Tape it … Continue reading

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How Do We Get Bruises?

This is an advanced concept that you can teach to your young child and they can actually grasp the idea. Over the years, I have done this experiment with preschoolers and they will come to me and say to me, … Continue reading

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Rice Cake Bird Feeder

Make a Bird feeder with your children. You will need: Rice cake for each child (or as many as you would like to make) Pipe cleaner butter knife Peanut butter (shortening or lard) bird seed Let children put a pipe … Continue reading

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Zooventures

Do you live near a zoo?  Spring and summer are great times to visit the zoo.  If you have a zoo pass or family membership, you may get tired of just walking around the zoo and seeing the same things … Continue reading

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Blow Paint Art

This is a fun art project that can be done outdoors in the beautiful sunshine.  I did this one on the table on our deck. In the past, I have used clothes pins and hung it on a chain link … Continue reading

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