Ocean Science Experiments!

I love the ocean (I live on an island) and love doing experiments with my class, although I'm more than a little embarrassed to admit that I didn't do ANY last year!! It was a challenging year; what can I say? :)

Since I also view this blog as my personal filing cabinet of ideas, I thought I'd do a round-up of my favourite ocean experiments.

10 Awesome Ocean Experiments for young learners. GradeONEderful.com

10 AWESOME Birthday Books for First Grade

10 Best Birthday Books & Activities for First Grade: GradeONEDerful.com

After I wrote last week's post about the ways I celebrate classroom birthdays, I thought it would be fun to put together a collection of birthday books.

Birthday Celebrations and Clip Art Freebies

Lots of Birthday ideas for your primary classroom AND free cupcake clipart.  GradeONEderful.com

Do you like to celebrate your students' birthdays?

I LOVE to and I've been doing it every year for the last 26.  

Here's how we celebrated this year:

Making Cubes with Clay and Straws

Today we made cubes using clay and straws.

Making cubes with fast drying clay and drinking straws. GradeONEderful.com