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  • Sea Glass Wind Chime
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    Sea Glass Wind Chime

    2 years ago

    How to create a sea glass mobile. Collect sea glass where the waves wash over rocks. Use a drill press to cut holes in the glass. Collect some driftwood to hang your glass from. Hang your mobile...

  • Alligator Math: Fun Activities
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    Alligator Math: Fun Activities

    21 months ago

    Let's learn math with an alligator theme. Fun, hands-on activities the get alligator enthusiasts engaged in learning math. Make a Cuisenaire Alligator! Measure the speed of an alligator and more...

  • Math Fun with Cuisenaire Rods
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    Math Fun with Cuisenaire Rods

    2 years ago

    Fun, hands-on math activities using Cuisenaire Rods. Make mathematics understandable! Skyscraper block towers and many more fun math ideas...

  • Little Red Hen Unit Study
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    Little Red Hen Unit Study

    2 years ago

    The Little Red Hen themed activities for young learners. Corn in the sensory table. Turn wheat into bread. Care for chickens. Learn to read, write, and count your chickens before they hatch...

  • Ants at the Picnic Unit Study
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    Ants at the Picnic Unit Study

    20 months ago

    An ant themed picnic unit study with hands-on activities leads to learning all across the curriculum. Learn about these industrious with projects for beginning readers and budding mathematicians...

  • Roll the Dice Math Games!
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    Roll the Dice Math Games!

    19 months ago

    Dice games for learning math. Playing a game is so much more fun than worksheets and you will find that your children learn math fact just as quickly if not faster by playing games...

  • Frogs in the Christmas Tree!
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    Frogs in the Christmas Tree!

    23 months ago

    Populate your Christmas Tree with Frogs. Inspired by an account of frogs hopping out of an evergreen destined for a home in California, this article explores the delightful frog ornaments available

  • Apples in the Tree Tops
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    Apples in the Tree Tops

    21 months ago

    A fun, hands-on unit study all about apples. You will find dozens of apple themed activities from poems to science projects. The apples are ripe! Come on down to the apple orchard and take a bite...

  • Max the Cat cooperative Board Game
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    Max the Cat cooperative Board Game

    3 weeks ago

    Together players help a bird, mouse and chipmunk scurry back to their homes in a tree before the family cat can capture them. Players work cooperatively in this board game for children 4 and up.

  • Blueberries for Sal Unit Study
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    Blueberries for Sal Unit Study

    19 months ago

    Fun, hands-on activities related to the book Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey. Pick, plant and preserve blueberries. Activities for teaching children to read, write and experience math. Yum!

  • Frog Themed Bulletin Boards
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    Frog Themed Bulletin Boards

    19 months ago

    Frog themed bulletin board ideas that reuse your children's art projects to highlight the life cycle of these green amphibians. Make froggy word walls and interactive work work activities. Math too!

  • Sensory Table Ideas
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    Sensory Table Ideas

    20 months ago

    Children learn by touching, feeling and using their five senses. Sensory tables allow children to explore messy substances in a contained area. Come explore some unique materials for sensory tables

  • Ancient Greece: A Unit Study
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    Ancient Greece: A Unit Study

    9 days ago

    Explore Ancient Greece through fun, hands-on activities your homeschoolers or classroom students will love. Learn about the Gods, myths, geography and geometry. Come step back to Greeks of Old...

  • Floppy Doppy, My Favorite Baby Doll
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    Floppy Doppy, My Favorite Baby Doll

    2 years ago

    Baby Dear was my favorite baby doll when growing up in the 1960's. I named her Floppy Doppy. She made me feel as if I was a real mommy and I cared for dearly. Does your child have a baby doll?

  • Making Maple Syrup
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    Making Maple Syrup

    19 months ago

    Sing about boiling the sap, do some leaf rubbings and learn how to turn maple syrup into maple candy. It's sugaring time! Come learn about making Maple Syrup...

  • Frog Eggs
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    Frog Eggs

    19 months ago

    Collect frog eggs and watch as they grow and hatch into tadpoles. What an amazing experience for children. Be sure to release the tadpoles back into the vernal pool where you found them...

  • Build a Classroom Frog Pond
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    Build a Classroom Frog Pond

    20 months ago

    Build a frog pond to enhance learning in all areas of the curriculum. Learn how to build your own pond. Incorporate pondlife observations into all aspects of the curriculum.

  • Learning to Count with Frogs
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    Learning to Count with Frogs

    20 months ago

    Frog themed math activities for children learning to count. We will be counting frogs and tadpoles, singing about frogs and learning beginning math skills. Come on over and count the frogs...

  • Penmanship: The Art of Teaching Handwriting
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    Penmanship: The Art of Teaching Handwriting

    21 months ago

    Good handwriting is still important. Improve your penmanship. Teach your children cursive. Dozens of fun, hands-on activities for learning to write with a beautiful hand.

  • Live Sand Dollars in Costa Rica
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    Live Sand Dollars in Costa Rica

    19 months ago

    Sand dollars become our topic of study when we find live ones on a Costa Rican beach. Feel the tickle of the sand dollar's suction cups as it crawls across your hand. Let's learn about sand dollars...

  • Go Away Big Green Monster Unit Study
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    Go Away Big Green Monster Unit Study

    20 months ago

    A monster themed unit study to scare away the heebie jeebies. Read the book, Go Away Big, Green Monster. Create dozens of monster themed, hands-on activities. Read, write and count your monsters...

  • March winds comes in like a Lion and Go out like a Lamb!
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    March winds comes in like a Lion and Go out like a Lamb!

    23 months ago

    Follow the winds as they usher in spring! Compare lions and lambs and explore their relationship to the changing winds of March in this unit study filled with fun, hands-on activities ...

  • Pre-Algebra Games and Fun
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    Pre-Algebra Games and Fun

    20 months ago

    Teach math through games. Replace your textbooks with fun, hands-on games and activities that teach a love of numbers, geometry, logic, strategy and all four operations. Be prepared for Algebra...

  • Understanding a Billion
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    Understanding a Billion

    22 months ago

    Activities to help children understand larger numbers. How can we comprehend numbers in the millions, billions and beyond? Fun, hands-on lessons in place value and quantities in the billions...

  • Acorns for the Squirrels
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    Acorns for the Squirrels

    19 months ago

    Hands-on Squirrel and Acorn themed activities to help children learn to read, write and learn math skills. Gather acorns. Scurry like a squirrel. Great autumn unit study for classrooms or homeschool.

  • Autumn Leaves are Falling Unit Study
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    Autumn Leaves are Falling Unit Study

    2 years ago

    Autumn leaves, sunflower seeds, birds flying south! Come explore nature in the fall. In this unit study you will find dozens of fun, hands-on activities for learning about the harvest season.

  • Old Black Fly Unit Study
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    Old Black Fly Unit Study

    21 months ago

    Unit Study about houseflies filled with fun, hands-on activities. inspired by Jim Alyesworth's book, Old Black Fly...

  • Skip Count, Skip Count, Count by Two's
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    Skip Count, Skip Count, Count by Two's

    19 months ago

    Fun, energetic, hands-on activities for learning skip counting sequences. Sing, dance, and build. Your kids will love learning to skip count by 2's, 5's, 10's and all numbers in between. Come count...

  • Pumpkins and Place Value
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    Pumpkins and Place Value

    21 months ago

    Learning place value can be as fun as carving a pumpkin. Scoop out the seeds, roast them and count the seeds by ones, tens and hundreds. Dozens of hands-on activities for teaching place value...

  • The Three Billy Goats Gruff
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    The Three Billy Goats Gruff

    20 months ago

    Reading the classic tale of the Three Billy Goats Gruff is a delightful way to kick off a unit study about goats. We compare fiction and non-fiction, make graphs, build bridges and play lots of games.

  • Animal Tracks Unit Study
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    Animal Tracks Unit Study

    22 months ago

    Wildlife leave animal tracks near your home. Watch for their footprints in snow, mud or sand. Use these activities to help you remember which animals go with these prints. Come look for animal tracks!

  • Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?
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    Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?

    19 months ago

    Our fear of wolves has pushed them to near extinction. This unit study teaches the importance of these top predators while helping children learn to read, write, cipher and more. Can we save the wolf?

  • Alligator Pie Unit Study
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    Alligator Pie Unit Study

    19 months ago

    Alligators are learning to read and write down in the swamp. Post the Alligator Pie Poem and let the kids sing along. Lots more alligator themed hands-on activities help kids read, write and cipher...

  • Woodchucks Under the Porch
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    Woodchucks Under the Porch

    21 months ago

    Baby woodchucks peak out from under the porch. Woodchucks or groundhogs may live in your yard. Our unit study includes many hands-on activities to help your children learn math, how to read and more.

  • Starry Starry Night Unit Study
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    Starry Starry Night Unit Study

    20 months ago

    Explore the night sky through the eyes of an artist. From Van Gogh;s Starry, Starry Night to your own observations let's learn about stars, write about what we have learned and share our observations.

  • Bluebirds of the Meadow
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    Bluebirds of the Meadow

    21 months ago

    A unit study filled with bluebird themed, hands-on activities to help children learn all across the curriculum. Put out some meal bugs, build a bluebird house and let the learning begin...

  • Frog Unit Study: Hopping to Learn
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    Frog Unit Study: Hopping to Learn

    19 months ago

    Dozens of hands-on frog themed activities for teaching children to read, write, and cypher. Hop on down to the frog pond. Watch tadpoles hatch and write about froglets. Sing frog songs. Play leapfrog!

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