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So today I thought I might start a collection of resources that will be great for when I am a teacher and maybe even for others…I guess we’ll see 🙂

So this first one is a really cool and easy paint recipe. All you need is 1 cup of salt, 1 cup of flour, 1 cup of water and food colouring.

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This next one is probably more of a holiday activity (that I am tempted to try myself :)) but you could totally incorporate it into a lesson somehow! Just colour a pattern onto sandpaper with Crayola crayons and iron it onto a shirt, or canvas bag or whatever your heart desires! Simple and fun!

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I got this one (and most of the others off Pinterest) Now I love bubbles so this one is as fun for me as I imagine it would be for kids. You need an empty plastic water bottle, rubber bands, an old sock, dishwashing detergent and food colouring. So you cut the end off the bottle and put the sock on, securing it with a rubber band. In a bowl or shallow container mix the detergent with some water and dip the sock end into the container. Then you put whatever colours you would like onto the sock and blow through the top of the bottle. This is what you get, so cool!!

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This one not only looks awesome but is a great science project. Just split the ends of a rose, or other flower, and dip into different containers with food colouring in each one. The petals absorb the colours. Seriously, so cool!

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This particular one is pretty self explanatory. It’s a poem to help with subtraction. I wish I had seen this before I went out on one of my uni placements, it would have helped a bunch of kids who struggled to grasp regrouping while subtracting.

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Now this one is something that I found for hanging in your house but I thought it would be an awesome activity to look at colours and nature and all sorts of things! You could do so much, imagination is the only limit 🙂

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This one is really cute and could be used for a gift or turned into anything that interests the child. All you need is some feet and some paint 🙂

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Finally, this particular one is something that I had to make for a uni assignment, it’s a WebQuest aimed at year 2/3 children based on exploring clay. If you like it feel free to use it! I would love for you to let me know what you think of it and how the kids respond to it.

http://jessicarankins.wix.com/whatisclay

There will be heaps more teaching resources to come!! If you are looking for inspiration I highly recommend checking out Pinterest as there are so many great ideas on there, I constantly waste hours just looking!

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2 responses »

  1. Wicked cool post just to look at – love the colors! The flower one is especially appealing.

    Good luck with your studies. Our son’s pre-school teacher uses Twitter to show everyone activities from class. Maybe you can do the same.

    Randy

  2. Pingback: Subtraction Poem | CTSPEDMATHDUDE

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