Early Childhood

Magnets in Kinder

Tue Feb 06, 2018 8:11 PM

Hello! I was hoping to get a little help when it comes to creating a lesson about magnets for kinder. Most of the students are tired and are not excited by the end of the day so the first class gets a good experience and the second does not. What can I do to help the second class get excited enough to participate and learn about magnets?

Brenda Villarreal
Brenda Villarreal
261 Activity Points

Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:07 PM

Bring many different sizes of magnets into the classroom. That alone typically creates some curiosity. Kindergarteners should be learning numeracy. You can create a little experiment having the students use a magnet with paper clips and then have them count each paper clip that was magnetized. This could be great for combining math and science together, especially if you have those that needs additional help in math. You can also create a basic anchor chart after the experiment to go over what happened, etc.

Dong Ngo
Dong Ngo
315 Activity Points

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