Building Challenge STEM & Writing Centers - These centers have students building and writing about their build. There are challenges that include measurement, research and writing that go along with each build.
"I bought a simple, inexpensive flashlight, took it apart, and placed it on the science shelf. Children put it back together like a puzzle through trial and error. Once they get all the pieces together correctly, the flashlight will turn on!
Come see how I do my estimation station and find lots more ideas for the day of school in a kindergarten or first grade classroom. This post includes both math and literacy activities for this fun day. You can grab a FREEBIE too!