In this activity, students learn how to make observations using their sense of touch. The teacher provides several objects for students to touch and hold, and they sort the objects according to whether they feel rough or smooth.
In this activity, the teacher sets up an "Observation Station" for students to learn about shapes. By playing and exploring with blocks, students learn about things like gravity, balance, and flat and curved objects.
The teacher reviews all five senses before focusing on the sense of smell for this lesson. Students smell different scents and decide whether they think the smell is good or bad. They graph their observations and then share their results with others.
This activity teaches students how to make scientific observations with their sense of hearing. The teacher places objects in small boxes that will make different sounds when the box is shaken. The students listen and try to figure out what is in the box.
Word Reading practice for Kindergarten students taking the End of Year TPRI assessment in Texas - A fun way for children to practice reading words with short vowels. There is one mat that focuses on each of the 5 short vowel sounds. There are also two additional mats for mixed practice. Color coding on each mat helps cards stay organized. One page equals one new literacy activity. This is an instant independent literacy center activity.
Name Puzzles. Do each kid's name in a different color and keep 5 or 6 names in an envelope. (This would be good for kids learning the names of the other kids in their reading group). Can also add a picture to it. OR can use for weekly spelling words