The Dead Sea borders Israel, the West Bank and Jordan. It is more than 400 meters below seal level and is the lowest point on dry land. It is over 1/3 salt, and this hypersaline water makes floating easy. I … Continue reading Dead Sea Salt Experiment – Learn About Density
I am a kinetic learner – meaning I learn best by physically doing something. I suspect my daughter is very similar, as she loves to “do it herself!” We are having a blast learning about Israel as we come up … Continue reading ISRAEL Unit Study – Build a “Wailing Wall” Out of Sugar Cubes
As we continue our study of Israel in this month’s theme, we discussed languages. Israel has both Hebrew and Arabic as predominate languages. I thought it would be fun to learn to count in another language – I chose Hebrew. … Continue reading Hebrew Counting Cards 1-10 *FREE Printables*
Christmas is one of my favorite time of year – I think some of my best memories as a child are related to activities I did together with my mom. I wanted to continue this tradition with my daughters, and … Continue reading Reusable Advent Calendar – Dollar Tree Hack!
I don’t adhere to one specific methodology of education, but I am inspired by several educational theories including Montessori, Waldorf and STEM/STEAM Education. I was trying to find some autumn-themed activities for my preschooler and decided to make a Montessori … Continue reading Montessori Pumpkin Life Cycle *FREE PRINTABLE*
We saved the seeds we removed from our pumpkin a few days ago, and allowed them to dry for a few days. I decided to dye them and use them for another activity. It’s ridiculously easy to dye pumpkin seeds … Continue reading Dyed Pumpkin Seed Letter Tracing
As a nurse educator, I love to find creative ways to teach my little one about her body. At three, she isn’t able to grasp many abstract concepts, so I try to find hands on learning activities to make it … Continue reading My Body Unit – The Concept of Joints
Since my day job is to teach nursing students, I love finding fun ways to teach about the human body. I find it even more challenging to teach these concepts to a three-year-old, but this activity was a hit! Our … Continue reading Plastic Bag Lungs – Hands on Activity!
Water beads are my go-to for many sensory and learning activities. I wanted an activity to visualize the different parts of the human blood, and water beads fit the purpose perfectly. I used red/pink beads for the red blood cells, … Continue reading My Blood & Kidneys – Sensory Learning Activity
I’m a 4th generation nurse and plan on passing down my love of the human body to my girls. For the past few weeks we’ve been focusing on activities that help us learn about the human body. I fell in … Continue reading Q-Tip X-Rays – Learning About The Human Skeleton