Digital Journalling with kids - ways to incorporate literacy, art and computer science into journalling with kids

Digital Journalling with Kids

There is no doubt that we live in a digital age where digital communication is the way things seem to be going. As this week’s theme for our 2nd-grade blogging group is journalling it is an ideal opportunity to bring up a project that the kids are working with me on digitally. If you have…

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DIY Superhero Inspired Pattern Stones for first and second grade mathematics pattern and sequence work

Superhero Pattern Stones

One of the favourite topics that J’s school focused on last year was superhero’s and we’re so happy that our topic this week as part of the 2nd grade blogging team is Super Heroes especially as we’re currently out in Orlando and surrounded by Marvel Superheroes. Inspired by the colours we’ve seen we’ve got creative…

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Hands-on Multiplication activity based around the Chicka Chicka Books by Bill Martin Jr

Chicka Chicka 123 – Multiplication Trees

In the last month of the 2014 – 2015 Virtual Book Club for Kids we’re focusing on books by Bill Martin Jr and of the three titles – [affiliate links] Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3 we have chosen Chicka Chicka 123 to focus on as…

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Learning Activities

DIY Superhero Inspired Pattern Stones for first and second grade mathematics pattern and sequence work

Superhero Pattern Stones

One of the favourite topics that J's school focused on last year was superhero's and we're so happy that our topic this week as part of the 2nd grade ...

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DIY Superhero Inspired Pattern Stones for first and second grade mathematics pattern and sequence work

Superhero Pattern Stones

One of the favourite topics that J's school focused on last year was superhero's and we're so happy that our topic this week as part of the 2nd grade ...

Read More »

Book Based Activities

Outer space art project for kids, simple art techniques to produce a solar system picture based on The Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System Book
Simple craft for kids, a paper plate fish collage ideal for the favourite children's storybook tiddler by Julia Donaldson
Simple to make Under the Sea Discovery Bottle
Spin Art Rainbow Fish, art and craft activity for the favourite children's storybook The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister
DIY Mermaid Tiara craft for kids to make and play with bringing alive the storybook Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet ideal for Summer Role Play
Printing and painting with toys to create under the sea pictures bringing alive the storybook Pout Pout Fish