Volcanoes!

Posted on May 27, 2020
Volcanoes!

The Science of Volcanoes Teaching the science of volcanoes doesn’t have to be difficult! In fact, this subject is often a favorite with students. Why? Well… volcanoes involve cool (or hot) things like explosions and liquid hot magma! Where does Lava Come From? Lava is definitely a ‘hot’ topic. All joking aside, learning about lava […]

Social & Emotional Learning

Posted on Apr 9, 2020
Social & Emotional Learning

What is Social & Emotional Learning? In short, Social & Emotional Learning (SEL) is essentially about awareness of your own emotions and others emotions as well. More specifically, it is about managing your emotions, and being aware of how you act with other people. Teaching SEL to Young Learners For many adults, the ideas contained […]

Learning About Stars!

Posted on Mar 20, 2020
Learning About Stars!

Sure, you can probably sing Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, but how much do you really know about stars? What is a Star Made of? Great question! Stars are actually giant balls of really really hot gas! Just like the sun. Did you know that the sun is a star? It’s true! How Do Stars Twinkle? […]

Practicing Skip Counting!

Posted on Feb 24, 2020
Practicing Skip Counting!

Skip counting is basically counting up by a number other than one! When you skip count, you are adding the same number over and over again. It may seem easy but it is very helpful to practice skip counting in order to make math easy and fun! Fun Counting Songs for Kids Skip counting can […]

Learning Feelings & Emotions!

Posted on Jan 15, 2020
Learning Feelings & Emotions!

Learning about feelings is not as simple as it used to be! Why not take the next step and try and learn about understanding feelings, managing emotions, and developing emotional empathy for others? Read on! Identifying Emotions for Kids Communication is important, but it can be difficult to explain our feelings if we don’t know […]

Singing Round Songs!

Posted on Nov 18, 2019
Singing Round Songs!

Songs ‘in the round’ are a great way to get multiple people involved in singing at the same time! Understanding Round Songs Round Songs are musical songs where two or more people are singing a similar melody, but the words and the starting time are different for each person (or group of people). They are […]

The Life Cycle!

Posted on Oct 22, 2019
The Life Cycle!

When it comes to teaching or learning science, there might not be anything more fundamental than the cycle of life! All living things start from somewhere or something, then grow, reproduce, and die. What makes life cycles extra interesting is that they are also very different! Learning About the Life Cycle Young learners can often […]

Learning About Money!!!

Posted on Sep 17, 2019
Learning About Money!!!

Love it or hate it money is all around us. We use it every day to buy food, clothes, and even surf the Internet. But just because it is so common doesn’t mean it is an easy thing to learn about! Teaching Currency to Kids Young learners can often recognize a coin as being ‘money’, […]

Learning About the Importance of Bees

Posted on Jul 16, 2019
Learning About the Importance of Bees

People are often scared to be around bees, but the truth is actually the opposite: we should all be scared to NOT be around bees! What do we mean? Well… it turns out that bees are very important bugs. Believe it or not they help to make plants grow including plants that make fruits and […]

Scratch Garden’s Second Channel!

Posted on Jun 25, 2019
Scratch Garden’s Second Channel!

You probably know that Scratch Garden loves to make fun and educational videos that make you laugh and learn at the same time, right? What you may not know is that all Scratch Garden videos are created from passion by a small team of people that still have other full time jobs! This is why […]