Thursday, August 26, 2010

Beach Bulletin Board Themes

Pacon 57015 Fadeless Art Paper, 48" x 50' roll, WhiteThemed bulletin boards, whether they be for a month or the entire year, are fun to implement. Frequently you can reuse some of the materials between the boards!  Follow THIS link for five different bulletin board ideas on the beach: Animals on the Beach, Surfboard Competition, Summer Vacation, First Day of School and Types of Coasts.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Sacramento Science Activities

Follow THIS link for information on cool science activities available in the Sacramento, California area.

Basketball Games

Nerf Sport Nerfoop Basketball SlamIf basketball isn't quite fun enough for the group of kids in PE your class, or if you want to help them hone their skills, introduce new and exciting basketball games in gym. Follow THIS link for 4 games- Around the World, Red/Green Light Tag, Netball, and Horse- appropriate for upper elementary through middle school.

You can also check out this book from Giorgia Gandolfi for drills to teach your basketball students.

VBS Rainforest Themes

So your church's Vacation Bible School has decided upon a rainforest theme, but you'r not sure what to do.... look no further.

Check out THIS article for rainforest themed ideas- from how to decorate, what to wear, games to play, and even food ideas. This egghead article has it all!

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

At-Home Science Activities

Science in Seconds for Kids: Over 100 Experiments You Can Do in Ten Minutes or LessChemistry projects don't need to be relegated to the classroom- you can be a scientist at home too!

Follow THIS link for an eHow article on chemistry activities such as making invisible ink, comparing acids and bases, and how yeast grows.