Category: Science

Fun plant posters & seed journal, perfect for a plant growth unit or Earth Day!
Science, Teaching Ideas & Inspiration

Fun Plant Posters & Seed Journal

Anyone else willing Spring to come on in full force?  I know I am, and you’re students probably are too! Help the cause with these fun plant posters and seed journal, which are also perfect for Earth Day (coming up on Apr 22nd). The Posters Your students are going to love these quirky posters!  They print beautifully on regular 8×11 paper, and are the perfect addition to your classroom walls or bulletin board.  They show the progression of a plant from budding to blooming.  Check it out: The Seed Journal In addition to the adorable posters, your students can use this plant pot cut-out and lined sheets to create a little seed journal. Here are the steps toContinue reading

Science, Seasons, Teaching Ideas & Inspiration

Winter Inspired Science Lessons

Finally, this winter is starting to look like something I knew growing up!  This is my third post about winter inspired lesson ideas, but this one is all about science.  Here are some winter inspired science lessons to try our in your home or school.     Animal Habitats & Hibernation Winter animals can be so fascinating, especially because many children aren’t commonly exposed to them. Discussing winter animals is a great way to expand children’s horizon, while also following your Science curriculum.  Here are some ideas to try out:   The Scientific Process There are so many wonderful scientific elements available to discuss in winter, and this gives us a great opportunity for students toContinue reading

Science, Seasons, Teaching Ideas & Inspiration

Fall Inspired Science Lessons

  Each new season brings about features that are perfect for scientific investigation and inquiry.  Fall is no exception. Here are some fall inspired science lessons that will have your students summoning the scientific process like pros! Life Cycles Use pumpkins (or another Fall fruit/plant) as a way to talk about a plant’s life cycle!  First, discuss the journey of a seed, germination, sprouting and more!  Here are some diagram ideas that students can create: After much discussion, have your students see a plant come to life before their eyes!  Open a pumpkin, leave the seeds inside, add soil and water.  Have students track the plant’s growth and keep a journal with their observations. Science Investigators PartContinue reading