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Forces and Motion

Duck in the Truck by Jez Alborough

Bring in a rolling toy with a string. Talk about the concept of “push” and “pull”.  The website https://spweb.tbaisd.k12.mi.us/sites/home/instructionalresources/science/pk8resources/Kindergarten/Kindergarten%20Unit%202%20Pushes%20%20Pulls.pdf has great information on forces and motion for young children.

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Propulsion

Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons by Eric Litwin

Use a game of Tiddlywinks with older children, and with smaller children, make your own set consisting of big buttons which can be flicked on the edge with a larger button on a piece of felt.  They can be flicked for distance or to land in a cup.  Pete the Cattiddlywinks

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