STEM Education

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math are greatly in demand in the modern work world. We can incorporate these fields of study into instructional units from preschool on and give our students the strong foundation they need.

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Sea Shanties Lesson Planssailing ship

Sea shanties are a part of the great genre of work songs. Sailors used the rhythm of the songs to keep together when rowing, hauling up sails, and doing other cooperative work. They also enjoyed music during their downtime. Pirate musicians, according to documents preserved from pirate ships, only had… Continue reading

Snails Classroom Ideas

Snails are mollusks, and they are very different from most of the animals we’ve written about here at FreshPlans. For one thing, you can easily bring snails into your classroom. Get some live snails to observe. Snail food will keep your snails in the pink. Create a terrarium for your… Continue reading

Dinosaur Classroom Theme

  A dinosaur theme is always a crowd pleaser, whether you’re doing it for dino-mad kindergartners or getting serious about geological time with a high school science class. It’s also great for those of us who like our bulletin boards ready made. There are lots of options: Eureka’s Smithsonian Amazing… Continue reading

Frog Classroom Theme

It would be hard to guess how many hundreds of classrooms have dressed up the venerable Carson-Dellosa Weather Bear. Step over now, Bear, ’cause the Weather Frog is in town! Seriously, you can use the Carson Dellosa Weather Frog Bulletin Board Set to study seasons, graph the weather, liven up your… Continue reading

Chicken Little Lesson PlansChicken Little Lesson Plans

“Chicken Little” is a very good story for young students, with its high level of repetition and simple, cumulative story. But I also like it as a lead-in to disaster preparedness issues for the older ones. “Chicken Little” is also sometimes called “Chicken Licken.” It is even sometimes called “Henny… Continue reading

Dragons Classroom Theme

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