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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Workbox Wednesday–Earth Day

Chestnut Grove Academy
 

Welcome to Workbox Wednesday!  If you use workboxes, tot trays, or anything similar, feel free to post a link to your blog post or a picture (pictures can be from facebook, but please make sure they are PUBLIC so we can see them, or use a host like photobucket.com to get a URL for your photo) that shows WHAT IS IN YOUR BOXES!

Also appropriate:  Free Printables or other fun activities that could easily be used or adapted for workboxes! 

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See also these EARTH Themed Activities from our Earth Science unit.  We are repeated some of this activities from last year, and using some of the same printables. 

More FREE Printables:

10 Earth Day Freebies for Little Learners (#1, #2,#4, #7,#9) from Educents
Earth Day FREE from Teacher’s Pay Teachers
Earth Day Fun by Embark on the Journey
Earth Day: The World We Live In Emergent Reader from Teacher’s Pay Teachers

Streaming:

Netflix – Schoolhouse Rock Earth
Netflix - Magic School Bus – Holiday Special:  Recycling – Season 3, Episode 10

We will also be watching a few videos from Visual Learning Systems that are Earth Science related and doing the worksheets and projects.

In the Boxes:

Using the free printables above, here are a few that I added to or tweaked a bit for our boxes (others are just as they were printed).

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Instead of dotted dice, I use numbered dice so they have to add, instead of count!

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For these subtraction cards, I added earth shaped erasers as manipulatives, I didn’t include the answer cards, instead he can write the answer with dry erase marker! 

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For younger kids, use this sheet (R) as a magnet page with pompom magnets!

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For Life of Fred we are doing counting by 5s, so this was a perfect one to throw in!

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I included the cards for the ABC order so he can put them in order and then copy, and he is going to love this cursive copy sheet!

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Some science project fun with The Magic School Bus: Going Green and Tedcotoys Recycling Kids Educational Science Activity Kit

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Added some M&D stickers to find the Es to accent this page

We are doing some other fun stuff from the free printables listed above!  C is going to be surprised I replaced almost every subject with an Earth Day themed activity! 

And before Z even knew it was Earth Day, he requested an Earth birthday cake for his birthday…so that will be a project this week too! 

4 comments:

  1. What a lot of fun ideas for an "all about me" unit.

    Thanks for stopping by and sharing on Throwback Thursday Blog-Style. I can't wait to see what you share this week.

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  2. Love the way you planned the preschool curriculum around your older child's curriculum. Seems like something I would do, but a lot more organized.

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  3. makes it easy....haven't had as much luck doing it this year and next year will prove a bit more difficult. But...it was fun to do it :D And I saved it all for when Baby Girl gets bigger and we cycle back through!

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  4. Thanks for hosting it! It's be a great help to me to up date the blog.

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