Submitted on the Comment BoxlHave children guess whether or not a pumpkin will float. Give them a picture of a pumpkin to color and a picture of a bowl of water. Let them glue the pumpkin on top of the water if they think it will float or glue it at the bottom of the bowl if they think that it will sink. Create a graph. Them put the pumpkin in the water and let them observe the results.
Submitted by AnneteGo to a specialty store and by popcorn still on the ear. Put this on your sensory table along with un-popped popcorn and popped popcorn. Let your children see the differences!
Submitted by LoriCall your local police office and ask them if they could have someone come and talk to your class. Most offices will be more than happy to come
Air Popping Corn
Submitted by TinaPut a large piece of paper on the floor. In the middle of the paper put an air popper (without the lid). Have you children stand back (it gets hot) and watch the popcorn fly out. After they see you can have it for snack.
Pet Food Analysis
Submitted by GingerTake a small amount of different kinds of pet food (dog, cat, bird, fish, rabbit food) and place it into Ziploc baggies Let your children take turns looking at and feeling each baggie. Than talk about what kind of pet would eat this food. When the children identify them write the name of the animal and place a picture of it (or sticker) on it of one (ie picture of dog).
Penguins Don's Fly?
Submitted by LisaTalk to your children about how penguins do not fly, but can swim amazingly well.
Are You as Tall as a Penguin
Submitted by JaniceGet a life size penguin from your local school supply store and measure the kids against it to see if they are as tall as a penguin
Submitted by TrishTalk to your children about how they can be a peacemaker. Ask them about times that they got angry, mad, etc and someone helped them calm down. Then ask them if they would like to be a peacemaker.
Favorite Pet Graph
Submitted by TinaPrepared a graph in which you print animals names (or pictures) on the bottom. At group time discuss pets and let the kids put a doggie bone (or other pet shape) for their favorite pet. This allows the kids to easily see which pets were favored and which pet was least favored.
Great Peace Keepers
Submitted by NinaTalk to your children about great leaders that taught peace (Martin Luther King, Ghandi, etc) Tell them how their practices of peace accomplished much more than they could have by fighting.
Submitted by LisaFill a measuring cup with water to a specific point. Then put pasta into the measuring cup. Let you children observe what happens and then talk about it with them
Submitted by BettyGraph your class as a pizza pie. Graph by height, hair color, eye color, etc.
Edible Puppy Chow
Submitted by DaleneTake 1 bag of chocolate chips, 1 cup of peanut butter, and 2 tablespoons of butter and melt it in a microwave. Pour a box of Chex cereal into the mix, stir until it is coated well, Finally add 1 bag of powered sugar, put in zip lock bag and shake till everything is coated well. Now you have edible puppy Chow!
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