Spring is the perfect time of year to explore and discover nature first hand. Everything from the weather changing to the plants starting to bloom can be helpful in teaching lessons in the subject of science. Learning through examination and experimentation, children can gain a better understanding of scientific theories on the preschool level.
Experimentation can introduce a variety of different school subjects to the early learner both in and out of the classroom. Discovering new vocabulary words, math theories, and science concepts through hands-on activities, children will be excited to observe and investigate their curiosities with different tests and trials. Here are five fun water experiments to get
Sound walks can be done anywhere and at anytime: inside or outside and in the morning, the afternoon, or the evening. They can be done individually, with a few people, or with a group. Sound walks allow children and adults to put their other senses to the side and focus solely on listening. They
To introduce the idea of an under the sea themed study, reading books is a great way to get started. Involving all types of ocean life during story time opens the door to a variety of many different imaginative learning opportunities. A few fun adventures about marine life include Mister Seahorse by Eric Carle,
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and what better time to create some toothpaste in the classroom. This easy science experiment is perfect for preschool and lower elementary grades. It promotes dental health awareness while also getting students excited and thinking about science.
If your summer adventures or classroom lessons are taking you under the sea, try incorporating these great ocean theme activities. They are chock full of learning opportunities, skill reinforcement, and fun! The ideas can also be adapted for one child or thirty, depending on the size of your home, class or camp audience.
May is Healthy Vision Month and there is no better time to teach children about eye health and safety. Whether you are a classroom teacher or school nurse, you have the power to change the way students think about vision. Sponsored by the National Eye Institute of the National Institute of Health, Healthy Vision Month