We recently picked up the 'Bedtime Math' book series from our local library. We checked out three of the books in a series of four books: Bedtime Math: A Fun Excuse to Stay Up Late, Bedtime Math: This Time It's Personal, and Bedtime Math: The Truth Comes Out. Click to read more!
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Preschool Math Exercises
Check out some of the best ways I've found to incorporate daily preschool math concepts!
Help your child learn shapes, count, and graph with this fun Halloween JACK-O'-LANTERN Math activity!
Jaw Biting Math! Teaching More Than and Less Than…
Understanding math language is so important to future confidence and success in math! Read more on how I taught the concept of 'more than' and 'less than'.
STEAM Activity: Create Your Own Melted Crayon Art!
I've been wanting to do this STEAM melted crayon art project for a long time and we finally did it! Check out our fun crayon art and see how you can make your own!
Recycle Crayons into New Shapes!
Do you have lots of crayons that need to be recycled? You can recycle them yourself in a fun new useable shape! Crayons are made out of paraffin wax. When heated, the wax reaches its melting point and melts into the new shape of the mold you choose. Once they harden... ta da! A new crayon shape!
The Skittles Rainbow Experiment – Learning the Art of Chemistry!
If your kids love skittles as much as mine do, this experiment is a must do! Your little chemist will study and learn about diffusion! While they are at it, they can also experiment and make some fun art!
Becoming a Process Engineer by Sorting Materials at Home!
Challenge your little process engineer to separate materials from a heterogeneous mixture without using their hands! They make a fun craft at the end!
‘Virtual’ Learning with Scholastics
If you are like me, you are currently sitting at home (due to the virus outbreak) with your family - perhaps trying to work from home and simultaneously help your children learn. While this is a great problem to have - I'm feeling a bit overwhelmed by all the learning resources that are currently… Continue reading ‘Virtual’ Learning with Scholastics
Chocolate Covered Strawberry Science
What a better way to enjoy Valentines Day than with chocolate covered strawberries??? And even better, use it as a science project to teach kids about phase transformations and melting points. (This was also a great project for gross and fine motor skill development as well as learning to follow instructions.)