Here is last year’s post, just follow the link or click the picture below…
We did a bunch of the same activities as last year but I changed up a few…
Tonging different sized marbles into a large deviled egg tray. The idea was for it took look like planets in orbit. I loved how some of the marbles were large and heavy and others, were medium and then small. It gave a different feel each time they picked one up. That means they had to adjust their strength on the tongs each time.
I added a large magnifying glass to these space flash cards. They used these a lot! They loved looking at the stars and planets close up.
This year we put our magnetic planets on a metal baking sheet with a flash card showing the order of the planets. They didn’t all follow the order:)
I love putting puzzle pieces in a little basket. The children seem more drawn to complete it and try it.
Another new thing I am doing this year is putting worksheets on our dry erase easel. They are in page protectors so the children can erase and redo them. This also makes it easy to switch them out. Another reason I did this is because writing on a wall can strengthen different muscles in the hand than writing on a table can.