Posts Categorized: Sanity Savers

Trucking through the Summer A-Z Activity: Painting with Trucks

Jackie & Maeve Painting with Trucks! Painting with trucks is a classic art activity for kids to watch colors blend and see the tracks left by different tires. It’s a great way to paint without brushes, and it requires very little prep. It sparks imagination and helps to develop both fine and gross motor skills!

Sanity Savers, STEM Edition: Pi Day Party

Happy Belated Pi day! Pi is the distance around the circle also known as circumference, divided by the distance across. In other words, the circumference of any circle is approximately 3.14 times its diameter. Since pi is an irrational number, it has an infinite number of digits. Pi day is March 14th, so let’s celebrate by having a pie party! We will be taking our pie plates and cutting pieces out of them, also known as fractions.

Sanity Savers: Movement Activity

Christine Darden is an American mathematician, data analyst, and aeronautical engineer who devoted much of her 40-year career in aerodynamics at NASA to researching supersonic flight and sonic booms. Today we’ll make paper jet’s in her honor!