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 unit is also included in my STEM Nursery Rhyme Bundle 1
which includes 5 STEM Nursery Rhyme units!