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by nhneubauer
Sat Mar 24, 2007 6:09 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: #21 - Butterfly
Replies: 26
Views: 20114

Stages of Butterfly

Again I don't know where I found this one. Illustrate the stages of a butterfly lifecycle with pasta! Glue the following in order, either in squares or a circle, to illustarte the cycle. 1-One grain of Rice (egg) 2-Spiral or cork screw pasta (caterpillar) 3-Shell pasta (chrysalis) 4-Bow-tie pasta (b...
by nhneubauer
Sat Mar 24, 2007 5:49 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: #19 - Rock
Replies: 21
Views: 16504

Rock Ideas

Salt Crystal Garden: The best way (and cheapest) is to use the recipe on Mrs. Stewart's Bluing website. I would point everyone in that direction because if you can't find laundry bluing it will not work. And they list where it is sold. They can sell you a kit but also list the recipe. They even exp...
by nhneubauer
Sat Mar 24, 2007 5:19 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: #20 - Jewel
Replies: 19
Views: 15541

Jewel Ideas

I used this recipe for salt dough ornaments at Christmas and love the texture and ease of cooking this dough. So I used it for making "jewel" beads for this unit. 4 cups flour (plain) 1 cup salt 1 1/2 c. hot water Mix until dough is formed. Roll and cut out (or make beads). Microwave for 2-4 min. (W...
by nhneubauer
Sat Mar 24, 2007 5:03 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: #11 - Insect
Replies: 24
Views: 22204

Insects Ideas

Lady bug: I love anything that has the kids prints or picture on it so I loved this one. Use red paint to make red thumprints. When dry use black markers to make dots, legs & head. Modified Ants on A Log: I know this will mortify some of the healthy moms. But my kids don't like raisins so we used M&...
by nhneubauer
Sat Mar 24, 2007 4:54 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: Other Ideas for Kindergarten
Replies: 17
Views: 56210

Thanksgiving Idea

We had a 6 day Thanksgiving Study. There is so many aspects of this holiday is was hard not to cram everything into this one. So I choose 3 days for thankfulness and modern day thanksgiving, 3 days historical. I started an Observing Growth Experiment by Charity Lovelace a week before (lost the web s...
by nhneubauer
Sat Mar 24, 2007 4:26 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: Other Ideas for Kindergarten
Replies: 17
Views: 56210

Halloween Alternative Study

We used a one day Pumpkin Unit Study this year. Bible: Pumpkin Prayer and Carving (do science section before carving) Shine for Jesus! Mini Craft Booklet both at www.daniellesplace.com/html/halloween.html Science: Read: -Pumpkin, Pumpkin by Jeanne Titherington -Use live photography of pumpkin life c...
by nhneubauer
Sat Mar 24, 2007 3:58 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: # 8 - Dinosaur
Replies: 40
Views: 36107

Dinosaur Ideas

One thing that impressed my son was to make stego sandwiches. The Stego Sandwich Make a sandwich (peanut butter recommended in original recipe but any will work. Cut to make a triangle. Put on plate with longest side facing you. Put Dorito (triangle corn chips) along the two sides facing away from y...
by nhneubauer
Sat Mar 24, 2007 3:43 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: Other Ideas for Kindergarten
Replies: 17
Views: 56210

Immunization Help

Ds was worried about his flu shot this year. I found this website that shows a short cartoon on how flu shots work. http://cgi.chron.com.content/chronicle/special/vaccine/html/Id.htm We also explained that the shot is dead or almost dead "bad guy germs" This tells his body to send out the "soldiers"...
by nhneubauer
Sat Mar 24, 2007 3:35 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: Other Ideas for Kindergarten
Replies: 17
Views: 56210

Fire Safety Week-Oct.

When it is available the Seasame Street Fire Safety Station Unit is wonderful. www.usfa.fema.gov (the last couple of times I checked it was out of stock) I also used a couple of other websites to suppliment. www.enchangedlearning.com www.alphabet-soup.net/firesafety/firesafety.html We used the follo...
by nhneubauer
Sat Mar 24, 2007 3:23 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: # 7 - Us
Replies: 24
Views: 23602

senses ideas

http://www.kidshealth.org Go to the Kids' page, Movies & Games, then Experiment page to find all kinds of ideas. We used the Model Eardrum, which was interesting. Smell-We made smelly paints I packet of kool-aid mixed with 1 1/2 c. water. (I think we used less water). WARNING: This will stain, so we...
by nhneubauer
Sat Mar 24, 2007 3:11 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: # 4 - Apple
Replies: 32
Views: 36506

Apple Book Reference

How the Make An Apple Pie and See the World by Marjorie Priceman

This book worked really well for us and covered Social Studies too.
For snack we made apple fritters with canned biscuits, apple pie filling,
sprinkled with cinnamon sugar baked in the oven.

Nicole
by nhneubauer
Sat Mar 24, 2007 3:05 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: # 3 - Leaf
Replies: 43
Views: 38984

Leaf Science Idea

None of these ideas are original so I have made reference to where I found them. If I still had that info. Beat A Leaf- lost reference. Fresh Leaves Materials: Hammer White Cotton Fabric cut into squares Iron Vinegar in Spray Bottle This lesson went into photosynthesis and chlorophyll. I mainly used...