STEAM: Layers of Nature Jar

It's Dirt Adventure week in our EcoVenture box from Experience Early Learning. Playing in our dirt box is one of my kids' favorite activities and when we can take dirt and turn it into a science experiment- even better! My teacher guide suggested a STEAM Activity called Layers of Nature. Instead of putting it in a bin, I added some mason jars so my kids could see their layers and put them on our...

Art & Trees Inspired Lessons

June and July will be filled with learning adventures provided by our Experience Early Learning EcoVenture box. Want to know what's in the box? Read this post! Our first week has been all about Trees and we have loved every minute! We have done activities about Climbing Tress, Building with Trees, Counting in Trees, Writing with Trees and today is all about Art Inspired by Trees! STEAM: Shadow...

Growing Grass: A Sunlight Experiment

I'm talking about another experiment you can do with your littlest learners today! The kids and I are discovering all the treasures a garden holds with our Garden Treasures box from Experience Early Learning. Our first week was dedicated to learning all the things that go into planting a garden including Sunlight and Water. What better way to bring this concept home than with an experiment!? As...

Root Study Experiment

This month we are spending even more time outside as we cultivate, create, and get our hands dirty in the garden finding all sorts of treasures from worms to bunnies that like to nibble on lettuce leaves; this month is all about Garden Treasures with our Experience Early Learning box! As an Experience Early Learning (EEL) Blogger, I receive the EEL Preschool Curriculum in exchange for my...

Seashell Sorting

Our Ocean Dive box from Experience Early Learning has us exploring Small Sea Creatures this week and one of our STEAM stations was Seashell Sorting. Not only did it incorporate science (comparing/ nature items) but also math (sorting/ counting). Here's how I kept my kiddos busy for about an hour and they had a blast learning! As an Experience Early Learning (EEL) Blogger, I receive the EEL...

STEAM: Making Moon Craters

This month our learning box from Experience Early Learning has transformed us into Space Explorers, and you know that means we have to blast off to the moon! The moon is something that has always fascinated my children. They see it sometimes during the day, most of the time at night; it changes its shape, color and size! What's not to wonder about the moon?! As an Experience Early Learning...

Creating the Grand Canyon: a STEAM Lesson for Young Learners

We are having a global adventure right from the warmth of our own home thanks to our Experience Early Learning box! This week we are exploring God's beautiful Natural Wonders all over the world. We love Nature Study, and our week of studying Natural Wonders from our Global Passport box is absolutely perfect! We took our Grand Canyon STEAM lesson indoors because of the chilly temps and we had so...

STEAM: Polar Bears and Sea Ice

*This post contains affiliate links* My 6 year old daughter has always been curious about animals, and this week with our Ice Castles theme from Experience Early Learning we are spending a whole week learning about animals of the Arctic Tundra. We've spent time learning all about Arctic Foxes, Snow Leopards, and today we learned about Polar Bears. A polar bear standing on sea ice. As...

Experimenting with Ice

As an Experience Early Learning (EEL) Blogger, I receive the EEL Preschool Curriculum in exchange for my honest opinions and authentic stories about our experiences using the curriculum. All opinions and thoughts are completely my own. Lately, our bedtime chapter books have been from the Zoey and Sassafras series. There are 8 books in the series and we have now read them all except the newest...

STEAM: Exploring Physics with Pendulums

Our learning adventures with Experience Early Learning have taken us to the Rainforest this month. Each week we are studying a different layer of the rainforest and this week is all about the Understory. As an Experience Early Learning (EEL) Blogger, I receive the EEL Preschool Curriculum in exchange for my honest opinions and authentic stories about our experiences using the curriculum. All...