3-D Biomes

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Our grade 4/5 class has been studying biomes and we used this 3-D diorama idea to create mini biomes.   The students used a variety of materials, including beads, Plasticine and lots of paper to create their biomes.  Before we … Continued

How to Raise Tadpoles

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Something very exciting has been happening around our home. Yes, the tadpoles are growing! The kids have been watching the tadpoles closely everyday. First they grew hind legs, then one front leg, then another front leg and then the tail … Continued

Spider Research Craftivity

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We’ve been a little spider-obsessed lately, finding spiders and especially intrigued by the different kinds of webs that they build. , Here is my latest classroom project similar to the Spider Research, this is a Research craft that is fun to … Continued

Incorporating Reggio

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I have been experimenting, and they have been experimenting. I’m really interested in kids and making their learning meaningful.  I want to teach in a way that gets kids motivated in the most natural way possible. I am learning about … Continued

Spider Research Project

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I am very excited to have posted my first unit on Teachers Pay Teachers.  It is a spider research project that uses the internet for research.  Hope you get a chance to take a look!  http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Spider-Research-Project-1450597

Spider Research Chart

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It’s It’s that time of year when spiders are busy creating their webs and having their offspring.  I am so excited to post my first free item on teachers pay teachers.  It is a research chart that can be used … Continued

Building Bridges

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During the month of April the students completed the “bridge challenge” which was a summary of all of our learning about Structures. They made a plan to design their own bridge, based on some samples of bridges that we had … Continued