I am a pre-kindergarten teacher at Sanchez ES in Austin, TX. I plan my year by first thinking of the science opportunities that I want my young children to experience.
Fri, Aug 15, 2014 1:02 PM in Gardening at school with young children
How about starting a smaller container garden this fall to get them interested and then in the spring they might want to plant more seeds and/or plants, especially spring flowers and veggies they can eat.
I always like to plant Violas (also called Johnny-Jump-Ups) in the fall/winter garden, as they grow all winter. The flowers can be picked and added to a spring salad. My students loved these pr...
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Sat, Jul 21, 2012 10:56 AM in Project-based Learning: Earth's Changing Surface
I don't know if this will help you, but last year in my PK classroom I introduced rocks, fossils, and soils by first going on a teacher-lead fossil hunt. It truly transformed my classroom. If you go to my http://prekladybugs.posterous.com/rocks-transform-our-classroom " target="_blank">classroom blog and work your way through the posts that follow the introductory post you will see how it played...
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