Butterfly Life Cycle

This was a fun, four-part activity. First the eggs on a leaf (stickers on foam leaf; then making a foam caterpillar of different colors; then twisting a pipe cleaner to make the pupa/cocoon and taping it to a foam twig; then using highlighters to color in in the butterfly. It took exactly 45 minutes, so yeah.

Baby Butterfly!

I bought painted lady caterpillars, to somehow incorporate them into the April=Animals curriculum. They came.

At first they were littles.

Then they ate

and ate

and got big

and bigger,

then cocooned.

I clipped the cocoons to the big mesh butterfly habitat.

Then we waited.

Sometime today, the first butterfly emerged. I feel like a proud papa!

Viper Sharing his Music

So nice of Viper to share with the school community his car’s music selection.

Let Your Imagination Run Free

More joyful, not-depressing murals from my current base.

Elevator Que Grande

Would you look at the size of this elevator? Would you just look at it?

Cheerful Sesame Street Paintings to Make Anyone Happy

These bright, cheerful paintings adorn the doors of my temporary (?) redeployment.

The students must have painted them, right?

The Road to… 396K

It’s True! I am On the Road to Utopia ummm… 396K. For the duration of my deployment to 396K, I will post all instructional video and content to my new dedicated website:

https://sites.google.com/schools.nyc.gov/d75techcoach/396k.

It is almost betterer than this website!

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