This is a complete STEM Nursery Rhyme Unit to go along with the rhyme "Little Miss Muffet". It includes:
Science – Making Curds & Whey. Teacher demonstration & class discussion. Recording sheet for student observations.
Technology – QR Codes with links to YouTube videos with alternate versions of the rhyme.
Engineering – students create tuffets that can hold Miss Muffet. Challenge Announcements, certificates and creation sheet included.
Math –Graphing lesson – Do you like curds & whey?
Measuring – students measure the width of spiders with the tuffet rulers provided. There are two different size rulers so you can discuss non-standard measurement. Recording sheet is provided.
Spider Puzzle – cut out and laminate puzzle. Students put the numbers 1-10 in order to make the puzzle. B&W version also included.
Spider Pattern Blocks – with student recording sheet.
Retelling activity – full color version of rhyme and a black & white copy for students. Students can circle sight words or specific letters on their copies. You can have students act out the rhyme – with one playing Miss Muffet, one student playing the spider and a third student can be the narrator and recite the rhyme. A cut and paste sequencing sheet is also included.
Craft – Students create 5 thumbprint spiders to go along with my original poem “5 Little Spiders”.
This is the second in my series of complete STEM units for Nursery Rhymes. Check out Jack Be Nimble here: