I would want to buy blank puzzle pieces and have each child decorate a piece or write their name, then it would be a finished puzzle! Back To School Craft and Bulletin Board Idea Could be a fun team building activity/ice breaker.
STEM Challenge: Can you build a flotation device for an action figure? from More Than a Worksheet. Guide your students through the entire STEM engineering process with a simple trifold. Teach about buoyancy and density while learning the design process.
This is a big puzzle piece for students to fill in as a get to know you activity for the first day of school. All students are an important piece of the puzzle! Maybe for a musical master"piece" board!
Ocean Zone discovery bottles- fill the bottle with water (with blue food coloring) and vegetable oil. After the students shake them up, they will notice three distinct areas in their bottle as the oil and water settle. This is perfect for teachi