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Check out the short video below… Astronaut, Chris Hadfield wrings out a washcloth on the International Space Station.  It’s so cool!  Show it to your kids and watch it.  It will make you feel like a kid again.
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All kids should watch this video below for inspiration… it’s a good answer the question, "Why should I do well in school?"
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This is cool… Radial symmetry is where an organism has almost identical looking parts if cut into a pie.  Only the top and bottom look different.   The sea anemones in this print display radial symmetry. The video below shows how to create radial symmetry artwork.  It helps teach kids this scientific concept. Check out how […]
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Here’s a video of the song Dem Bones for Halloween.  It’s a longer version to actually teach kids about dem bones… Dem bones, dem bones, dem dry bones, Dem bones, dem bones, dem dry bones, Dem bones, dem bones, dem dry bones… Enjoy dem bones! Mama Lisa
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Emanuela Marsura is a preschool teacher in Italy.  She wrote to me about how her students cook in her school: "We do cooking every Friday. We have prepared: gnocchi with potatoes, taralli napoletani, cakes and many biscuits! The Children love Friday!"  Cooking is a great opportunity for kids to learn… they measure the ingredients (learning […]
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  There’s a science lesson in making natural brown food coloring.  I recently wrote about creating natural red food coloring from the water made from cooking beets.  Once you make red food coloring from beets it’s easy to get brown. Here are the basics to making red food coloring: Peel about 3 beets and chop […]
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It’s very satisfying to make your own food coloring out of natural ingredients.  It’s also educational for children to see how people used to get color out of fruits and vegetables.  Not everything has to come pre-bottled from a factory! Since Valentine’s Day is coming soon, today I’ll explain how to make red and pink […]
If your school has a Science Fair, consider encouraging your child to join. We’ve been working on a volcano for my daughter’s Science Fair.  She’s doing it with a friend.  They’re in 2nd and 1st grade respectively. It’s been fun to test out the lava.  Here are the tests that we’ve been doing for the […]
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