Ocean Science Experiments!

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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

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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

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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

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Today we made cubes using clay and straws.

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