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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Possum Lesson Planspossum lesson plans

When it’s time to study marsupials, a teacher’s mind turns lightly to thoughts of Australia. Don’t forget the North American marsupial, the possum!  Our possum lesson plans include a little science, Native American folklore, and picture books. If you haven’t talked about marsupials before, explain that marsupials keep their babies… Continue reading

Xiangmiang: Trickster Tales of Laos

Many cultures have trickster tales: stories about a clever person or animal who plots to play tricks on others. Sometimes the tricksters have an undercurrent of danger, sometimes they’re mean, sometimes they’re foolish, and sometimes they’re just funny. Anansi the Spider, Jack of stories like “Jack the Giant-Killer,” and Coyote… Continue reading

Tropical Paradise Classroom Themetropical paradise classroom theme

  If you can’t really be on the beach, you can bring the beach to your classroom. Set the mood with a Tropical Paradise Bulletin Board. Add a Surfing Set, a Giant Wall Surfboard, and some sea shells. Other options are the Teacher Created Tropical Tree with whimsical birds. The Trend Monkey Mischief Bulletin Board… 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

Carnival of the Animals Study Guide

Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint-Saens may be the perfect introduction to classical music for children, and the Maestro Classics edition is specifically intended for that purpose. The CD and the accompanying booklet have lots of background information about Saint-Saens, who was a musical child prodigy. Kids will enjoy… Continue reading

Cowboy Classroom Theme Ideas

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