The seas and everything that moves in them.
That was one of the verses that we studied during the Octopus Unit. What an extraordinary creature God made! We learned many interesting facts; like the many functions of the suckers on the underside of their arms. We also had so much fun playing a game that I made up called "You're inked" in which someone is the "octopus" & she chases the rest of us (predators) to "ink" us. The Water Unit was a study of the states of matter - solid, liquid, & gas. We also did a unit on insects. Here's a brief look at a few of our activities.
After we read The Very Lonely Firefly, Carysse made her own firefly scene. We used this craft idea, but instead of buying a box of band-aids, I improvised with fluorescent sticky notes.
We talked about how insects are symmetrical (same on both side).
Then she made a Name Bug.
The Insect Unit
She's adding "suckers" to her Toilet paper roll Octopus.
We even had an octopus for snack; thanks to an idea that I got from Family Fun Magazine - Aug 2012 issue.
The Octopus Unit
We did a water experiment showing how heat turns water into steam.
She was amazed to see that the 1 cup of water we put into the pot turned into 1/4 cup after a few minutes.
Our States of Matter Chart
As you can see, I'm a teacher not an artist. J
The Water Unit
Here's the girls' favorite video about the states of matter. They know it by memory so you can imagine how many times they asked to watch it!