Science & Crafts for Kids

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This board accumulates things I want to do with my campers and students, from the perspective of a pediatric camp counselor and a special education teaching assistant.

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Camp Tips Misc
Misc. Crafts
Science Experiments
Painting
Slime & Play Dough
Games
Jokes

Camp Tips Misc

How to Be a Great Camp Counselor in 11 Steps. Awesome article full of good reminders. Make sure to read all the way to the bottom, not just the 11 steps.

How to Be a Great Camp Counselor

So you've decided to become a counselor? Being a camp counselor is an unforgettable experience. With these tips and a genuine love of what you do, you'll be everyone's favorite counselor in no time! Know what the job entails. Being a...

this is the treble (violin) clef, in viola the notes are G, B flat, A, D

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this is the treble (violin) clef, in viola the notes are G, B flat, A, D

how to fold plastic bags into tiny triangles so they are easily stored in purse for any situation

How Many Plastic Bags Are in Your Collection?

I don't know about you, but we use plastic store bags like crazy around here. We use them as trash bin liners, car trash bags, dirty nappy ...

helpful conflict resolution

BATstache! hahaha crazy!

BATstache

More memes, funny videos and pics on 9GAG

This is important information!  You never know when you will need to be a ninja at camp!

Because why would you NOT want to know this??! - Kiddos at Home

Behavior Management in the Classroom!

Behavior Management in the Classroom! – Student Savvy

Behavior Management Tips for New Teachers! Behavior Management is a challenge that every new teacher faces. Unfortunately, teachers cannot be 100% prepared on how to effectively manage an entire classroom in their credential program alone. It is something that we have to put into practice and figure out as we go! It involves

My homemade anti-itch sticks are perfect for treating the discomfort of pesky bug bites. Their easy-to-apply form makes it convenient for letting older kids self-treat.

DIY Itchy Stix for Bug-Bite Relief - Hobby Farms

My homemade anti-itch sticks are perfect for treating the discomfort of pesky bug bites. Their easy-to-apply form makes it convenient for letting older kids self-treat.

USA Today Opinion Article: Skip the Internship, Go to Camp -- for college students

Homepage

USA Today Educate - Teacher & Student Resources & Guides

Behavior Charts - When, Why, and How to Use Them | What I Have Learned - Adding goals to the top and a rubric has made all the difference this year!

Behavior Charts – When, Why, and How to Use Them {Freebie}

Behavior Charts - When, Why, and How to Use Them | What I Have Learned - Adding goals to the top and a rubric has made all the difference this year!

1000 Life Hacks

1000 Life Hacks

25 Attention Getters to Calm a Noisy Classroom

25 Attention Getters to Calm A Noisy Classroom

As teachers, we know the value of having good attention getters to quiet noisy classrooms. I have always wanted a comprehensive list of all of the best attention getters in one spot. So, I decided to poll the Education to the Core Community to see what we could come up with. If you are in need of some great attention getters to quiet your classroom, this list is just for you! Here is the best part: You can pin it and save it for when you need them on the fly!

This worked well for me this summer! Pain relief, no peeling, tan :) sam  Taking the Sizzle Out of My Sunburn

If you petrify a brush with dried paint, just soak it in Murphy's Oil for 24 to 48 hours and it dissolves all the paint and makes it like new. Totally pinnning this!!!!!

Here's a good tip...

Well not only did I spill gesso on the rug I also left one of my favorite brushes in acrylic paint for several days and you know what that...

Cardboard house <|

21 Awesomely Creative Reading Spaces For The Classroom

Because we all like getting comfy when we read. Check out these amazing (and surprisingly easy!) setups.

Misc. Crafts

borax, cornstarch and glue makes a bouncy ball, who knew!

How to Make a Bouncing Polymer Ball

Use chemistry to make a bouncing polymer ball, then alter the procedure to see the effect the changes have on the characteristics of the ball.

Liquid Sidewalk Chalk

Make homemade liquid sidewalk chalk for your little ones to paint with outside.

Make a panda bear discovery bottle for this month's Family Dinner Book Club! This fun I Spy activity is also perfect for learning about pandas or a panda theme unit - it's super easy to make and lots of fun!

Panda Bear Discovery Bottle for Family Dinner Book Club

Kids will love this panda bear discovery bottle - the perfect craft to pair with The Year of the Panda!

Science Experiments

Volcano Fizzy Easter Egg Dyeing

My son has been obsessed with volcanoes for about a year now, so when I came up with the idea to do volcano egg dyeing the other day, he was ready to do anything I wanted just so that we could get started right away! I think I had as much fun with this asContinue Reading

Amazing Science for Kids that explores liquid densities in a SUPER FUN way

Glowing Ice Experiment

We still had some glowing ice left in the freezer from the glowing ice painting activity we shared this Summer, so we used it to set up a...

Painting

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Slime & Play Dough

DIY Lavender Cloud Putty

This lavender cloud putty will smell and feel like a cloud in your hands. Keep it on your desk or in a drawer and take out whenever you need a moment of calm.

Naturally Coloured & Scented Playdough with FREE Recipe

Naturally Coloured & Scented Playdough! Never underestimate the power of Playdough - a foolproof way to keep children entertained and learning!

Duck Pond Play Dough Invitation - Fantastic Fun & Learning

Create your own individual duck ponds with this play dough invitation.

Games

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Jokes

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DIY Lavender Cloud Putty

This lavender cloud putty will smell and feel like a cloud in your hands. Keep it on your desk or in a drawer and take out whenever you need a moment of calm.

How to Be a Great Camp Counselor in 11 Steps. Awesome article full of good reminders. Make sure to read all the way to the bottom, not just the 11 steps.

How to Be a Great Camp Counselor

So you've decided to become a counselor? Being a camp counselor is an unforgettable experience. With these tips and a genuine love of what you do, you'll be everyone's favorite counselor in no time! Know what the job entails. Being a...

this is the treble (violin) clef, in viola the notes are G, B flat, A, D

This item is unavailable

this is the treble (violin) clef, in viola the notes are G, B flat, A, D

how to fold plastic bags into tiny triangles so they are easily stored in purse for any situation

How Many Plastic Bags Are in Your Collection?

I don't know about you, but we use plastic store bags like crazy around here. We use them as trash bin liners, car trash bags, dirty nappy ...

helpful conflict resolution

borax, cornstarch and glue makes a bouncy ball, who knew!

How to Make a Bouncing Polymer Ball

Use chemistry to make a bouncing polymer ball, then alter the procedure to see the effect the changes have on the characteristics of the ball.

BATstache! hahaha crazy!

BATstache

More memes, funny videos and pics on 9GAG

This is important information!  You never know when you will need to be a ninja at camp!

Because why would you NOT want to know this??! - Kiddos at Home

Behavior Management in the Classroom!

Behavior Management in the Classroom! – Student Savvy

Behavior Management Tips for New Teachers! Behavior Management is a challenge that every new teacher faces. Unfortunately, teachers cannot be 100% prepared on how to effectively manage an entire classroom in their credential program alone. It is something that we have to put into practice and figure out as we go! It involves

My homemade anti-itch sticks are perfect for treating the discomfort of pesky bug bites. Their easy-to-apply form makes it convenient for letting older kids self-treat.

DIY Itchy Stix for Bug-Bite Relief - Hobby Farms

My homemade anti-itch sticks are perfect for treating the discomfort of pesky bug bites. Their easy-to-apply form makes it convenient for letting older kids self-treat.

USA Today Opinion Article: Skip the Internship, Go to Camp -- for college students

Homepage

USA Today Educate - Teacher & Student Resources & Guides

Behavior Charts - When, Why, and How to Use Them | What I Have Learned - Adding goals to the top and a rubric has made all the difference this year!

Behavior Charts – When, Why, and How to Use Them {Freebie}

Behavior Charts - When, Why, and How to Use Them | What I Have Learned - Adding goals to the top and a rubric has made all the difference this year!

1000 Life Hacks

1000 Life Hacks

25 Attention Getters to Calm a Noisy Classroom

25 Attention Getters to Calm A Noisy Classroom

As teachers, we know the value of having good attention getters to quiet noisy classrooms. I have always wanted a comprehensive list of all of the best attention getters in one spot. So, I decided to poll the Education to the Core Community to see what we could come up with. If you are in need of some great attention getters to quiet your classroom, this list is just for you! Here is the best part: You can pin it and save it for when you need them on the fly!

This worked well for me this summer! Pain relief, no peeling, tan :) sam  Taking the Sizzle Out of My Sunburn

If you petrify a brush with dried paint, just soak it in Murphy's Oil for 24 to 48 hours and it dissolves all the paint and makes it like new. Totally pinnning this!!!!!

Here's a good tip...

Well not only did I spill gesso on the rug I also left one of my favorite brushes in acrylic paint for several days and you know what that...