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K-2 Labs Materials List: Grade K

Topic

Note: The below list only includes items that may not be readily available in the classroom or school building. For a complete list of materials please see the Labs lessons.

Kindergarten, Module 1

Materials

  • String (one roll per work station or pre-cut 12-inch strips)
  • Workstation materials (modeling clay, common kitchen materials and safe cooking utensils, felt or magnet boards)
  • Building blocks (one set of wood or linking blocks)
  • White boards (one large to share or several small to share)
  • White board markers (one per student)
  • Hand or Finger Puppets (several to share)
  • Dress-up Materials (assortment of regular items including fun pieces of fabric, dress shirts, ties, bags, glasses, costume jewelry, etc., plus a few specific items like lab coat and stethoscope, tool belt and hardhat, fire hat, police badges)
  • Magnifying glass (one per student in the Create Lab)
  • Craft sticks (five or six per student)
  • Pipe cleaners (five or six per student)
  • Brads (make several available)
Kindergarten, Module 2

Materials

  • Toothpicks (several per student)
  • Liquid glue (one container per student)
  • Hair dryer (one to test the shelters)
  • Plastic baggies (sandwich size; one per student)
  • Cotton balls (one per student)
  • Watering can or squirt bottle (one per class)
Kindergarten, Module 3

Materials

  • Eyedroppers (one per workstation)
  • Spray bottle of water (one per workstation)
  • Plant growth collections (one for teacher modeling and one per workstation)
  • Examples:
    • seeds: sunflower seeds, dried peas, beans
    • shoots: bean sprouts, dill, alfalfa
    • seedlings: small tomato, pepper, basil plants
    • plants; from module lessons
Kindergarten, Module 4

Materials

  • Play-Doh® (one container per student and one container for teacher modeling)
  • Folders (one per student and one for teacher modeling)
  • Basket of research materials (one per workstation, books, photographs, video clips, twigs, leaves, buds, bark, flowers, seeds, seedpods)
  • Construction paper (shades of green; one pile per workstation)
  • Popsicle sticks or toothpicks (one set in the Create Lab)
  • Baskets (a few per workstation)
  • Recycled materials (optional; a variety in the Engineer Lab; bottle caps, string, wire, bottles)

Topic

Note: The below list only includes items that may not be readily available in the classroom or school building. For a complete list of materials please see the Labs lessons.

Kindergarten, Module 1

Materials

  • String (one roll per work station or pre-cut 12-inch strips)
  • Workstation materials (modeling clay, common kitchen materials and safe cooking utensils, felt or magnet boards)
  • Building blocks (one set of wood or linking blocks)
  • White boards (one large to share or several small to share)
  • White board markers (one per student)
  • Hand or Finger Puppets (several to share)
  • Dress-up Materials (assortment of regular items including fun pieces of fabric, dress shirts, ties, bags, glasses, costume jewelry, etc., plus a few specific items like lab coat and stethoscope, tool belt and hardhat, fire hat, police badges)
  • Magnifying glass (one per student in the Create Lab)
  • Craft sticks (five or six per student)
  • Pipe cleaners (five or six per student)
  • Brads (make several available)
Kindergarten, Module 2

Materials

  • Toothpicks (several per student)
  • Liquid glue (one container per student)
  • Hair dryer (one to test the shelters)
  • Plastic baggies (sandwich size; one per student)
  • Cotton balls (one per student)
  • Watering can or squirt bottle (one per class)
Kindergarten, Module 3

Materials

  • Eyedroppers (one per workstation)
  • Spray bottle of water (one per workstation)
  • Plant growth collections (one for teacher modeling and one per workstation)
  • Examples:
    • seeds: sunflower seeds, dried peas, beans
    • shoots: bean sprouts, dill, alfalfa
    • seedlings: small tomato, pepper, basil plants
    • plants; from module lessons
Kindergarten, Module 4

Materials

  • Play-Doh® (one container per student and one container for teacher modeling)
  • Folders (one per student and one for teacher modeling)
  • Basket of research materials (one per workstation, books, photographs, video clips, twigs, leaves, buds, bark, flowers, seeds, seedpods)
  • Construction paper (shades of green; one pile per workstation)
  • Popsicle sticks or toothpicks (one set in the Create Lab)
  • Baskets (a few per workstation)
  • Recycled materials (optional; a variety in the Engineer Lab; bottle caps, string, wire, bottles)

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