Problem Solving

Sudoku

Not a numbers person? Perfect! This game doesn’t really involve numbers. In fact, the boxes could just as easily be filled with letters of the alphabet, shapes or even pictures! Numbers are only used because they are well-recognized symbols. Puzzles are a great activity for kids. They exercise the brain, help develop logical reasoning, and […]

High Five

High Five

High Five, words by Adam Rubin and pictures by Daniell Salmieri I can’t wait for the students to discover the art of the high five. This read will get students working on hand-limbering stretches and hours of practice on five-ing with finesse! Readers will be challenged through a series of interactive high fives, each goofier […]

A Logic Puzzle is a Problem

A Logic Puzzle is a Problem

The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin by Julia Finley Mosca This story is a biography, B GRA, about how Temple Grandin shows her perseverance and how she thinks differently, how her thoughts are in pictures. It is that same ability to think in pictures that led her to solve a real-life problem. […]

Arthur’s Tooth by Marc Brown

Arthur's Tooth by Marc Brown

Arthur’s Tooth by Marc Brown Arthur’s whole class has started losing their teeth-but not Arthur. His loose tooth wiggles but won’t come out. Everyone seems to think they have the best solution. But none of their ideas work! What is a toothbrush? The toothbrush is an oral hygiene instrument used to clean the teeth, gums, and tongue. […]

Mindfulness Mandalas

Mandala is a Sanskrit word that loosely translates to mean “circle” or “center.” The word mandala is often associated with the circular designs that have repeating colors, shapes, and patterns radiating from the center. Mandalas can be precise, carefully measured, geometric, and perfectly symmetrical, or in contrast, free flowing, organic, and asymmetrical. Mandalas are often drawn […]

Earth Kids Club: Session 3, Week 15, 3/6

Earth Kids Club: Session 3, Week 15, 3/6

Each week we begin our session in an easy pose with the Hands-to-Heart. Take a deep breath in through the nose and exhale to chant the sound of Om. Stand to flow with “Hello Sun! Hello Earth! Hello Rain! Hello Wind! Hello Ocean! Hello Wind! Hello Rain! Hello Earth! Hello Sun!” In easy pose with […]

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