Cool science experiment for kids! Rainbow Roses Get white of cream colored long stem roses. (Carnations work well too). Cut the stem according to the picture, you will then place 4 glasses of food color dyed water together. Put one piece of stem per color and allow the flower to soak up different colors.
childcareland blog: Seasons Of An Apple Tree
Cool pics of idioms - some aren't appropriate for school (some aren't idioms either) but still useful
First Grade Blue Skies: Freebie This is a great activity that labels the different stages of a tree during the different seasons.
Love this idea! What's the number? Kids ask questions like Is the number greater than/less than....? Is the number between ___ and ___? Is the number in the tens place ____? etc. No two questions in a row can make the same comparison. Or students may ask in number sentences- - Is the number 5+1? Amazing!!
Animated Adaptation of The Giving Tree Narrated by Shel Silverstein to Celebrate a New Posthumous Book
The actual 1973 Giving Tree Movie, spoken by Shel Silverstein. I have never been so happy!