Dr. Seuss Door - Quick & Easy!
So, next week is the big Seuss Week. My school is celebrating in a big way with many activities planned for every day. One of the activities we are doing again this year is the door decorating contest. If you've been around, you might remember the My Many Colored Days door decoration and activity that my friends did last year. It involved a poem activity and was a lot of fun. This year, I don't have a homeroom to decorate a door. My room is pretty much my office, but I still wanted to…
Mrs. Drakes room -DR SEUSS
Dr. Seuss After reading the Foot Book we traced our foot and then measured it. We then colored and decorated our foot. "F" is for foot!
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How to make giant cardboard dice - fun for math learning, games, or settling arguments between kids with a quick roll.
Jack and the Beanstalk – Math Ideas
This week we began the tale of Jack and the Beanstalk. Today I thought I would share a few of the math activities we have been doing. They are obvious ideas but perhaps new in the application in this story! I wanted to take the concepts of 'enormous' and 'giant' and bring them to life with math. The Giant's Hand and Estimation I had a super large hand photocopied on paper that we estimated how many beans would fit in the palm of the 'giant's' hand. Guesses ranged from 4 to 1000. We counted…
Easter Week: English
Uppercase-Lowercase Matching Game Quentin complained that he never gets to fill the plastic eggs with candy, so I used the idea of Uppercase/Lowercase matching I had seen at the hills and made a game of it. I wrote letters both in Uppercase and... lowercase and hid the separated halves. He had to find them and match them and then show them to me. If he was right (which he always was), he got to put a piece of candy inside and then put it aside to hide for his brothers. The colors helped…
Dr. Seuss Activity Cards & International Book Giving Day Blog Hop - Toddler Approved
We LOVE books and LOVE to give books away to people. We enjoy sharing them as birthday and holiday presents... and sometimes just for fun as well. For International Book Giving Day this year we created three simple book packages and we mailed them to three special families so that they can all celebrate Dr.Continue Reading