After talking about what does poetry mean to the kiddos, we read poems from children authors Shel Silverstein and Jack Pretlusky, along with collections that we pulled from the library.  The students listened to some of my favorite poems and we discussed how each was different from the next.  Then they split up with a partner and […]

Science of Character

Our focus today was really amazing!  We not only talked about all of our character strengths but we also watched a film.  Take a look at the inspiration for today’s activity: http://www.letitripple.org/films/science-of-character/ The Sprout kids really were engaged and participated in identifying their character strengths and honed in on character traits that they want to […]


Thanks to the creativity of Ana Dziengel at babbledabbledo.com the Sprout kids and I were able to enjoy a great STEM activity!  Stixplosions!!! This activity allowed us to focus on patience, perseverance, fine motor skills, trying new things, exploration, applying knowledge, working with a partner, and following multistep directions. 

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