Free Educational Resources from Disney!

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I have posted a lot about Earth Day in the past week.  I love the optimism little kids have when talking and learning about the ways they can conserve and help the world, no matter how small. It makes my heart happy. Have you seen Disney’s Monkey Planet yet? I wanted to share some new […]

Books for Earth Day- Top Picks

Being a book girl, you know I love pairing great literature with our themes.  Here are my top picks of Earth Day favorites. I love the book The Wump World by Bill Peet.  The little Wumps are so cute, and it has such a great message.  The kids always seem to make great connections to […]

Earth Day Science Activities

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I love teaching Earth Day!  Every year when it rolls around, I get giddy because I get to pull out some of my favorite Earth Day activities. Science and Earth Day are natural partners, and perfect for April or any month of the year!   Check out these recycled planters. They are super easy to make, […]

Valentine Science Fun!

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Check out these super cool Send Home Science kits especially made for Valentine’s Day! These little kits are so much fun, and the kids really know they are getting something unique. What they don’t know is how little they cost to make! A class set of 24 cost me about $12 to make. I already […]

Unique (and inexpensive) Birthday Gifts for Students

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Want to give your students a birthday gift they’ll use and remember? Check this out! You might recall last winter when I was so excited about my Send Home Science Kits. They have become one of my favorite things to give to students, and EVERY TIME… the kids go nuts for them! They think they […]

Holiday Gifts- All Bagged Up!

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I just put the finishing touches on some “Winter Break Science Fun” kits. They have the same materials inside… I just switched out the topper.  I plan on giving these to some of my former students who come in and help me during their lunch time. Such sweeties, I wanted to have something to give […]

Famous Explorer and Scientist Research Books

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I LOVE using flap books!  I use them ALL YEAR LONG as mini research report projects. We have been working on two different ones this year- Important Scientists and Famous Explorers. These are great for class books too! After we research a famous scientist or famous explorer,  students complete a page of their book. Here are […]

Send Home Science!! New Product Posted!

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I am SUPER excited about my latest product! Inspiration for my “Send Home Science!” kits hit me when I was putting together a birthday present for one of my daughter’s Girl Scout buddies.  We filled a gift bag with weird science-y stuff like a bottle of vinegar, baking soda, Epsom salts, balloons and a really […]

Important Scientist Flap Book- YAY!

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I am so excited!!  It was a long time in the making but I FINALLY finished my “Important Scientist” flap book, and it turned out super, if I do say so myself!  See……. This is the cover.  I also made an optional cover that says “Our Book of Important Scientists”  because I think this would […]

A few labels to start the summer…

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Now that summer has begun, I have a HUGE list of things I want to get done.  First on this list is cleaning up my desktop.  It is cluttered with links and documents and things that just plain need to be put in their place!! Below are a few things I found that might be […]