Archive for the ‘Food’ Category

How to Blow a Bubble Gum Bubble !

What have your students write steps on how to chew a bubble gum bubble! This was one of the most fun lessons that I have done this year! I first read the book, POP! The Invention of Bubble Gum. It is a child friendly book that goes over some history and fun facts about bubble…

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Worms need dirt ! Earth Day

Here’s a fun snack for your class, also you can use it to talk about why worms need dirt, layers of the earth, or why it’s important to not liter and keep our planet clean!

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From Cream to Butter

Making butter with your students is so much fun, and Easy!!! All you need is a carton of heavy whipping cream, a pinch of salt, and a clear jar. SHAKE, SHAKE, SHAKE! Have the students talk about Thanksgiving and how the pilgrims made things like butter.  

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Indian Corn Math

Buy a couple small bags of Indian Corn or candy corn. Pass out a small handful (about 12-16 pieces) to each child on the paper provided! Have them draw an equal set of corn on the paper and fill in the numeral in the box. To challenge them, see if they can sound out the…

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Meet Skeleton!

Meet Skeletoni!! A cool science/art Halloween activity to do is to talk about body parts while creating your own skeleton out of PASTA!! Credit to Tiffany Mahaney for the awesome idea!  

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Bees make apples??

A great fun interactive lesson for you to do with your students is to talk about pollination! Not every bees that go to a flower is pollinating. Show the kids how hard it is to pollinate a flower.  The bees passing through a flower might happen to pollinate that flower. Materials: Popsicle sticks, small sticky…

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Apples, Apples, Apples

September is known for it’s apples! Help the kids understand that apples don’t just come from the grocery store. Math is a good time to do this activity. It involves voting and simply graphing. :-) I bought a jar of apple butter, a jug of apple cider, some red, yellow and green apples, and some…

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Who stole the cookie from the cookie jar ?

Who stole the cookie from the cookie jar? This is a great book to read with your students and it also helps them to learn their own name and the names of their other classmates. Write out the following lines on sentence strips: “Who stole the cookie from the cookie jar?” “________ stole the cookie…

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UTZ © Quality Foods Plant Tour

  Today I had the opportunity to tour the UTZ © Quality Foods Plant and see just how they made their delicious crunchy chips! The best part about the whole thing is that it is totally FREE! (Unless you go to the amazing UTZ © Outlet to shop afterwards). This is a GREAT place to…

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