Innovative
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Center Focus

The Mayflower Voyage

  1. You will need research materials illustrating and discussing the Mayflower voyage, as well as world maps available for this center.
  2. Have your kids depict the route of the Mayflower on their own maps. You may want to find a map of the voyage of the Mayflower.
  3. Have them research the voyage in order to show as much detail as possible throughout the voyage. They should use symbols on their maps to show important events that occurred along the way.
  4. They will also need to make a key to their map.

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Dancin’ Raisins
The Color Mix-Up
Halloween Word Search
Where Did He Go?
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Number Relationships
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Paint by Title
What Do You Picture
How Much Does Your Name Weigh?
String Art
If the Earth Were Flat
If You Could Be An Animal
Sort the States of Matter
Walk a Mile in Their Boots
Surf the World
What Adds Up to 10?
Round vs. Flat
Thumbprints
Bumper Stickers
The Wall
Easter Egg Contest
Historical Perspective
Martin Luther King Jr.
Animal Alphabetizing
Early Division
West African Tale
Count Pine Cone Scales
Tri-Angles
Celsius versus Fahrenheit
Letter to an Author
What’s the Stamp Worth?
Candy Heart Count
Traditional Pumpkin Pie
How fast Can You Run?
Survey Says
Write the Words
What Do I Want to Know?
All About Easter
Thanksgiving Quilt
Sponge Observation
Hackey Sack
Matching Animals To Their Names
Bring Your Own Tale
The Real Reason
Picture Replicas
Spring Into Science
Always Say Never Sometimes
Know Your Presidents