Naomi Bourrous



Recent Posts by Naomi

Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:36 PM in 1st Grade Activities
Hello Kristina. In Texas children learn about clouds in first grade. I saw an activity that used shaving cream in a jar to represent the different types of clouds. I also think you need food coloring. You can find the exact materials on Pinterest. Basically it is a hands on way to provide students with a visual of various clouds. Also shaving cream is usually inexpensive. Another option is ...

Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:55 AM in Getting parents involved
Hi Aranay. I think a good way to start would be to send an email and newsletter home about upcoming science projects and in class activities coming up. Also make sure to really excite the kids about the projects because then they will go home excited to tell their parents about it. Also, I would say many parents want to help but might have to work so maybe give students class time and ask for p...

Mon Jan 29, 2018 10:35 PM in activities to introduce science in a early grade level
Have you tried pinterest or teachers pay teachers? I think a good lesson for kindergarten would be the life cycle of a plant. You could make an anchor chart and review it with them. It would also be help them make a real world connection if you could have a classroom plant that they help you take care of and watch grow.