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Preschool: Community - Mrs. Plemons' Kindergarten

Our community theme is one of my favorites because there are so many fun things we can do. I could probably spend a month on this theme exploring lots of jobs, places and community helpers. Here were our plans for our community theme: And here are the details for each activity: Making Inferences: Madelynn loves […]

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Ivete Raffa
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3 Little Pigs House Activity

I am sure most of you already know the classic tale of the three little pigs. You know how the story goes. Those cute little pigs set out into the world and each built themselves a house out of a different building material. If you tune in with us often, you know that we read a lot in our house. […]

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Sarah Benthimer
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Paper Bag Buildings (1st)

We began this lesson by reading the book "Iggy Peck, Architect" by author Andrea Beaty and discussing what exactly an architect is and does. Then we looked at a Powerpoint I put together showing a variety of interestingly designed structures. As we view the images, the students and I discuss the interesting shapes and architectural details they see on the structures. Then I have the students go back to their desks and give each of them a large brown paper bag (they write their name on the…

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Kendra Ripberger
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5 FREE Engineering Challenges ~ {with Clothespins, Binder Clips and Craft Sticks}

You do not need to buy expensive building sets! Challenge your learners and future engineers with these simple STEM activities that kids of all ages will love. These challenges will get your children to create all kinds of designs, even if they have short attention spans. Smaller children will enjoy exploring the materials and can practice hand-eye coordination. Older children will have a blast and can practice critical thinking skills.

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Cami Coll
Summer STEM and Engineering at it's best! Challenge your summer campers to build a craft stick crossbow that launches Q-tips! This build is perfect for upper elementary, tweens and teens. Once you build their launchers create games to see who can launch the farthest, who can hit a target and who built the fastest launcher! Have kids decorate their crossbows with Sharpies or paint for a special STEAM touch! #SummerSTEM #CraftSticks Ice Lolly Stick Crafts, Craft Stick Projects, Summer Stem, Stem Crafts, Kraf Diy, Popsicle Stick Crafts, Stem Projects, Crafts For Boys, Camping Crafts

Build a Craft Stick Crossbow

Summer STEM and Engineering at it's best! Challenge your summer campers to build a craft stick crossbow that launches Q-tips! This build is perfect for upper elementary, tweens and teens. Once you build their launchers create games to see who can launch the farthest, who can hit a target and who built the fastest launcher! Have kids decorate their crossbows with Sharpies or paint for a special STEAM touch! #SummerSTEM #CraftSticks

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Megan