This post has a free printable for North American Wildlife animals with family names such as buck, doe, and fawn. The cards also provide animal group names such as herd or bevy. The instant free download PDF is the everybody prize for day 4 of my 9th blogiversary. The giveaway today had
Sequencing cutting strips are always good in the cutting and pasting fine motor center, along with glue sticks and paper cut about 9" x 12" for the children to organize the images in order. The free PDF printable is an instance download and will download here: 4-in-a-sequence-cutting-strips PDF One page has photos of real
This post has a review of water testing kits given to me in exchange for my honest opinion. We used a kit from the Water Testing Kits company. The first picture shows how I set up the materials for the children. The tests included test strips for checking four water samples for
Weather calendars through June 2020 for students are now available in our premium eMember area, on the math page. The calendars help students keep track of weather by making tallies for which type of weather happens each day, recording the number of school days, and making notes of events of particular interest to the classroom.
Montessori instant resource downloads are nice to have on hand for when the students indicate an interest in a certain subject area. This post is a round up of links to the free Montessori instant resource downloads on this site. There are links to the free instant downloads, as well as
Is it a Flower or Butterfly? Flowers and butterflies have so many common attributes such as beauty, vivid colors, and being ephemeral nature. They are often seen together. When children first notice both, they may be somewhat confused. It helps to point out the attributes that are different, such as that
Is that an insect or a spider? For children learning about the differences between insects and spiders, hands-on activities can be engaging and helpful. This post has a free PDF with play dough mats, sorting photo cards, and coloring pages which can be used in science centers or on trays.
This post has an invertebrates and vertebrates card sort free PDF. It is intended for Pre-K and primary grades and could be used in a science center. It would accompany a lesson about the differences between vertebrates and invertebrates after children have learned some of the information. It is fairly
This post is about a penny cleaning science experiment using kitchen staples. Did you know things like ketchup, salt, vinegar, and lemon juice will clean and brighten pennies? If you pennies are all bright and shiny, you can keep them in water overnight to allow them to darken for this
This post has a link to our free fruit and vegetable sorting cards free for joining our free eMember area. It is also in the premium eMember area, on the science page.