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3 Easy STEM Centers Using Wacky Links

My students love building. Legos, pattern blocks, playdoh… basically anything that is hands on. I love incorporating any type of manipulative into their learning, so I was super excited to give Wacky Links a try.  In the past few weeks, we have done three different STEM activities using Wacky Links and they have been all…

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Butterfly Observation Journal Freebie

Like most primary grades in the spring time, we are learning all things life cycle. Butterflies, ladybugs, plants, preying mantis….. ALL THE THINGS. At our school, they set up an “observation station” in the multipurpose room, so students could look at the caterpillars daily to see the life cycle take place. We also have preying…

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Ladybug Length Measurement Creativity

I love doing crafts with my students as much as possible. I try to add some writing activity to each craft, but I also wanted to tie in math to some of our crafts as well.  Right now, we have been working on measuring the length of objects. Some of my younger students are using…

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Keeping Math Skills Sharp All Year with File Folder Tasks (Math Labels Freebie)

Like most special educators, I teach several different skills in math a day. In our math rotations, I am able to see each students 1:1 for about 10 minutes to teach them new skills, and then they rotate through the other centers to practice that skill and previously mastered skills. This is the first year…

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