Leaves, Glorious Leaves

Leaves, Glorious Leaves

November in Central Texas, the most wonderful time of the year! The mornings are cool and the days are bright, spending hours outside without sweating, and maybe needing a light sweater at night, just perfect! One of the best parts about Fall in Austin are the...

Leaf Investigation Prek-1st Grade

Tags: Class Ideas, Fall, Leaves, Outdoor, Indoor, Pre-k, Kinder, 1st Grade, Anytime, Time : 45 mins  Author: Vicki DeBusk Greeting and ReviewMeet in your regular spot. Ask “What do you notice about all trees and plants? What do you know about leaves? Today we...

Plant a Seed

Tags: seeds, Fall, Spring, any grade, planting, outside, inside Time : 45 mins Author: Vicki DeBusk Outline Greeting and ReviewGather students in their usual starting place. Ask, “Who can tell me how a plant starts?” “What do seeds need to grow?” (soil, water,...

Dia de los Muertos

When I think of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), my mind instantly takes me to the Disney cartoon, Coco. All the skeletons colorfully dressed and brought to life with dancing and song.  For those who are not as familiar with this wonderful Mexican holiday,...