Life Cycle of a Butterfly Graphic Organizer

Last week, I posted a blank life cycle graphic organizer. This week, I’ve made another one specifically for butterflies. It includes a space for writing, but not for drawing, because I found some super cute pictures of each butterfly stage. … Continue reading

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Life Cycle Graphic Organizer (Blank)

I’m totally on a graphic organizer kick right now. Here’s my latest: a simple, blank graphic organizer for teaching life cycles. I think the standard idea of drawing a circle is confusing to kids. Somebody’s always bound to think you’re teaching … Continue reading

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Life Cycle of a Bee Graphic Organizer

Here’s a simple graphic organizer for teaching the life cycle of a bee. Here’s the key for the “_____ days” part: egg – 3 days, larva – 6 days, pupa – 12 days. In the boxes, kids can write notes, draw pictures, etc. … Continue reading

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States of Matter Science Activities for Kids

Here are some fun activities I’ve seen recently that deal with states of matter (solid, liquid, gas): Great visual and foldable for states of matter (source) Life cycle of a snowman (source) Encourage kids to write journals about experiments with … Continue reading

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Adding Movement to Your Lesson Plan… Seriously Easy

While studies have shown that involving students in learning and kinesthetic learning is are beneficial for students, many teachers are still hesitant.  Adding movement to your basic lesson plan is seriously easy. Check out this idea I whipped up in about .07 … Continue reading

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