Simple Space Art Project

We did several art projects during our study of space last week.   We painted cool sun pictures, made the Earth from a coffee filter, and the moon out of playdoh. I think the one project my son enjoyed the most was the simplest:  drawing a space scene on black construction paper with oil pastels. Oil […]

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Parts of a Tooth Play-doh Model

Create a model of a tooth using play-doh. A great dental health activity for kids.

When I was teaching dental health to my son a couple of weeks ago, I wanted him to learn the basic parts of a tooth.  I wanted him to understand that there’s more to a tooth than what we can see in our mouths.  But I wasn’t sure how well as a 5 year old […]

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Dental Health Craft for Kids

February is Dental Health month.  It’s a great time to schedule a trip to the dentist or have a dentist come and talk to your class.  Here’s a fun dental health craft for kids that they’ll love do to this month: Have them create a portrait of themselves brushing their teeth.  Add puffy paint toothpaste […]

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Valentine’s Day Mini Heart-shaped Pizzas

These mini cheese pizzas are a lunch staple in our house. They are super easy to make and just the perfect size for kids. My secret? They’re made out of small pitas! I actually saw this idea on The Biggest Loser Ultimate Workout – Xbox 360 game of all places. One of the tips that […]

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15 Children’s Books About Snow

Looking for books about snow to incorporate into your lessons? Amazon.com Widgets  Any of these books would be a delightful read to your students!   A fun follow-up activity to reading any of these books would be to grow your own snowflake crystals as detailed in this experiment by Steve Spangler Science. His site even […]

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