Thursday, June 21, 2012

Pinterest Projects! My list is EXPANDING!

A few weeks ago I was a part of a fun LINKY party for Pinterest projects that I wanted to get done over the summer. Click HERE if you missed it! :) 

Well, because I am VERY obsessed with Pinterest and blogging, I keep coming across more and more ideas that I want to try out!

For starters, check out these ADORABLE cookies that you can make to go along with The Kissing Hand (a book I was planning to use at the beginning of the school year!) This is such a cute book and really helps put the students at ease during those first few days.
The Kissing Hand. cute snack. Great for the first week of school for pre-school-1st graders
This picture came from kidney-garden.blogspot (View SOURCE here) 

AND...because I am always trying to find SUPER FUN SCIENCE activities, I ran across this and I am TOTALLY going to do this with my class this coming year!

How to make your own Rock Candy! A delicious science experiment :) Lots of neat things on this site.

For more HANDS ON SCIENCE activities, you can also check out my SUPER SCIENCE CENTERS!

This 49-page packet includes:
Steps of the Scientific Method Posters

What's your guess? Hypothesis game

Science Tools We Use: Picture card matching game

Data Collection: Class surveys and graphs for Practice

A Classification Station: Practice classifying mammals/non-mammals, foods, and other items

AND the following experiments with extension activities:

Magnificent Magnets
Cleaning Pennies: What works best?
The Diaper's Full: How Diapers Work
Smelly Science: Using Your Sense of Smell
Homemade Hearing Aides: Can we Make them?
Homemade Magnifying Glass: Will it work?

All experiments come with a teacher page that explains "The Science Behind It", and a student page and extension activity.



  1. What a sweet {literally lol} idea to go along with The Kissing Hand!!

    Falling Into First

  2. If you're not already following, you should check out Endless Pinabilities! A blog by teachers, dedicated to Pinterest!
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  3. Make your own rock candy sounds like such a fun project!

    Sara :)
    Smiling In Second Grade

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  5. I love those Kissing Hand cookies! What a cute idea! Thank you so much for sharing them.



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