Curious George: Sand and Soil

Two sensory tables—wet and dry—allow scholars to use their sense of sight, touch, and smell to observe the changes when the dirt mixes with water. A short video relates the STEM learning experience to a fun video clip where Curious George tries to build a snowman in the summer.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Keep wet and dry tables out for sensory opportune; changing contents related to a unit's theme
  • Put tables outside to keep dirt and water from falling on your classroom floors
  • Add more to the concept of seasons—outlining the differences between summer, fall, winter, and spring
Classroom Considerations
  • Plan ample time to gather supplies, set-up tables, and clean-up
Pros
  • Includes extension opportunities
  • Curious George adds to the lesson's fun
Cons
  • None