## Summer Ideas

Tomorrow is the last day of school! Here are some ideas to keep your child busy and engaged. Bike Ride Family Walks – while walking search for numbers, colors, letters, or shapes! Run through the sprinkler  Go on a bug hunt Explore nature Play with water  Create sensory tables – look back at an earlier post for sensory table ideas… Read more →

## Letter From School Staff

Dear Snow Families, On behalf of the Snow Team, we would like to wish every Snow family a safe and relaxing summer break. We are so proud of how the whole Snow community came together during this difficult period to support our students. Each child is precious to us and we miss them dearly. To help our students continue to… Read more →

## Crafts at Home

A couple of weeks ago we learned about how to grow food at home. Here is a fun craft using paint and a juice box container! These types of crafts helps with fine motor and following directions. Read more →

## Last Week of School!

During a normal last week of school, we are doing lots of crafts, cooking, and scavenger hunts! For today’s lesson and because it’s so nice out, we are going to to do a backyard scavenger hunt! Read more →

## Friday Cooking

Every Friday we cook in the classroom and always try to make the recipes from News2You! To go along with lesson from this week, we are making Ocean Cups! Below is how I set up the lesson in the classroom. Please follow the directions on the back of the box. Read more →

## Graphing Activity

Right before school school ended, we introduced a lesson on how to make and read graphs. I started by starting with the simple bar graph. The height of each bar gives information, helping the children notice which columns have more objects and which columns have fewer objects. Bar graphs also help children sort and organize information. Below I have a… Read more →

## Floating Grape Experiement

It’s a Science day! Below are step-by-step directions for the Floating Grape Experiment. I tried this experiment with my niece yesterday and she loved it! Materials you will need: Read more →

## Greater Than/Less Than

For math today we are working on comparing numbers using greater than and less than language. Below are some examples of teaching the symbols using the alligator chomp, videos (fun songs and a video from Khan Academy), and a couple of worksheets from our News2You this week. Please don’t forget, you can use objects around the house to help your… Read more →

## The Ocean Clean Up

Our Newspaper article this week is about Boyan Slat, who invented the group “The Ocean Clean Up.” Below you will find: Vocabulary words for the week New2You Newspaper Article: The Ocean Cleanup WH questions Ask and Answer question of the week Remember: These activities are meant to be worked on throughout the week! Read the news paper article every day… Read more →

## Friday Cooking

Every Monday, 2-3 students go to the grocery store to shop for items we will need for our Fun Friday Cooking lesson. We usually make recipes students can make independently or with as little help as possible from an adult. Though it is not easy right now to head to the grocery store and pick up items you might need,… Read more →