We have been learning about space this week. Check out some of the fun we've had! We filled the sensory table with Moon Dust (flour) and recreated the moon landing. One of my students discovered she could leave her hand print on the moon! We also dropped medium sized stones into the moon dust to create craters on the moon. You can see one if you look to the right of the hand print. Writing like astronauts! Shaving cream fun....Saturn! .......The Sun! Click on the image…
Fybogel Googly Eye Slime
It's been some time since we last created Fybogel slime. To date we have made Christmas Fybogel and Alphabet Fybogel Slime. We created Fybogel Googly Eye Slime.
Children’s Book List: Picture Books about the Moon
These picture books about the moon are some of my favorites for children. This book list contains both fiction and nonfiction and is a perfect addition to any lesson on astronomy for kids! Follow our Book Lists and Book Sets Pinterest board! * This post was originally published on February 9, 2015 and has since …
How to catch a star by Oliver Jeffers - a review and a kids activity
Photo: Thomas Shahan For Christmas (does it already seem so long ago to you too?) my Mum gave J How to Catch a Star by Oliver Jeffers. Quite how we didn’t already have this book I don’t know (we love Lost and Found, The Way Back Home and The Incredible Book Eating Boy also by Jeffers), but have it we didn’t. Now, however it is a regular feature in J’s bedtime routine – Thanks Mum! How to Catch a Star is a sparse but charming story of a little boy who loves stars very much indeed, imagining…
Space and the Solar System - Primary Resources - Twinkl
Add a cosmic theme to your KS1 lessons with our fantastic space-themed activities and resources. Includes worksheets, displays and Powerpoints designed for kids.
Inspired by the Playing with Junk Challenge from day 15 of the 30 day Hands on Play Challenge by The Imagination Tree and Hands on as we Grow, we had fun making our own junk model space rocket, linking in with our space theme and stories that we're doing at the moment. Together we looked at the picture of a rocket made at The Imagination Tree as a starting point and then Little Chick set about finding the bits and pieces she wanted to use to make our rocket from the junk box basket. Then…
Creating Invitations to Play! - The Imagination Tree
I have recently begun a new series on my Facebook page where I post one or two photos each day, and it has become very popular. These are pictures of the little Invitations to Play that I have set up for our girls in various places in our home. I’m hoping through this series to...Read More »