One of my favorite units to teach; the farm is an engaging and familiar place for all learners. Students love singing, learning, and sharing about some of their favorite animals. With tons of materials available it can be hard to narrow it down, here are some of my favorite activities.
EVERYTHING IS AWESOME when you use Legos in the classroom! This engaging and enlightening unit introduces and covers a wide range of topics from loops and ostinatos to rhythm and composition.
Monday May 30th, is Memorial Day. A day to honor soldiers, both men and women, who have died while performing their military service. Due to it proximity to the end of the year, I feel this holiday doesn’t always get the attention it deserves in the classroom. I aim to honor the men and women […]
I’ve done a lot of lessons on flowers and spring time, and this was a perfect introduction activity to those larger more in-depth lessons. A short 30 minute lesson, that involves, coloring, singing, and sharing!
April showers bring May flowers, and with that come opportunities to integrate the science of plants into your classroom! In the K-2 curriculum maps, this short lesson is the perfect intro to a unit on the parts of a plant.
Spring has Sprung! Put on your shoes and coat and get outside. With the help of Paul Showers’ book, “The Listening Walk” we explored not only our five senses but the world around us too! A great lesson for spring time, or science integration!