Sun Science Experiments & Book Suggestions

sun science experiments STEM for kids

The end of the school year signals the beginning of summer for many students.  This is the perfect time of year to teach about the sun and have some “fun in the sun” performing learning activities outdoors! These hands-on activities are perfect for keeping young students engaged and learning those last few days/weeks of school. […]

Groundhog Day Freebie

Groundhog Day Free Activity / Freebie

Students get so excited about Groundhog Day and I wanted a way to keep that enthusiasm going past February 2nd.  So I decided that it would be fun to track the weather for the 6 weeks following Groundhog Day to see if Punxsutawney Phil’s prediction holds true. Prior to Groundhog Day students practice this poem to […]

Groundhog Day Activities (shadow experiments, books, craft, puppet)

groundhog day activities and shadow experiments

I love teaching about Groundhog Day! It may be because we are only a few hours away from Punxsutawney so it is always kind of a big deal here or just because I love how excited young students get about Phil’s prediction as we cross our fingers hoping it means an end to the cold […]