The Hanukat story provides an opportunity for the introduction of Hanukkah Holiday concepts. Below is a description of some of the ways HanuKat can be incorporated into your December Holiday activities. Materials: The web site www.hanukat.com Lesson Plan: Read out loud the story of HanuKat from www.hanukat.com. For younger children, the story can be read […]
Making Butter Experiment #435 This week’s experiment came from a conversation that I had with my sister. We were talking about all the inventions and discoveries that have happened during my Grandmother’s 100 years, and how much daily life has changed. She commented that she has her students make butter in the classroom, so they […]
Students pretend to be archaeologists to determine what artifact they have found and what its use might have been. Objectives: Students will demonstrate knowledge of past civilizations. Students will use skills of inference and reasoning. Students will write for the purpose of giving others information using ideas supported with details. Materials: White construction paper, crayons/pencils/markers, […]
Experiment with the Native American custom of using a stick to tell stories. Objectives: Have children remember something important they learned in the day. Discuss multicultural themes. Materials: An ordinary stick found in a yard or play ground. (It must be sanded down and pointy parts broken off.) Lesson Plan: Explain to class that Native […]
This is a great activity for the week before winter vacation — very calming activity. Be sure to play soothing instrumental music during the building process. Objectives: listen to literature about the North Pole, bakeries, Mrs. Santa Claus, ginger bread. follow directions to assemble a gingerbread house out of icing, graham crackers and candy. write […]
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