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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Show and Tell: TK/K (May)


I am linking up with Stephanie of Forever in 5th Grade for Show and Tell Tuesday.







After reading a story about a boat sinking. I challenged the students to create a boat that would carry the most bears across the water with out sinking.




Since we were working on a plant unit, I really wanted to reinforce the vocabulary of the parts of the plants so we did this labeling project. I used white yarn for the roots, green tissue paper for the leaves, a green strip of foam for the stem, and a water-colored coffee filter for the flower.






The fire department came out for a visit to talk to the TK/K children about fire safety. They showed the children the equipment they use to rescue people. Each child got to sit in the truck for a peek inside.








5 comments:

  1. I love the boat activity! That would be a great idea for STEM Day!

    Erin
    Chevron and Crayons

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  2. The flowers are very creative! I also love your boat activity!
    Beth
    Confessions of a Frazzled Teacher

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  3. Beautiful flowers science activity! These really turned out nicely! Enjoy the rest of your week!

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  4. Love your flowers!!!! Great things happening in your classroom. My fifth graders are building sailboats this week. I love seeing STEM in different grades.

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  5. Those plant projects turned out great, and I bet your kids loved the boat assignment! Thanks for linking up!

    Stephanie
    Forever in Fifth Grade

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