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January K-1 STEM Mitten Challenge

The Mitten Challenge: Objective: Students will engage with STEM activities related to the book, “The Mitten”

Mrs. Clausen's class has been doing a book study on the Mitten, so this month's STEM challenge connected their measurement unit to the reading they were doing.




We talked about the book "The Mitten", then used different objects to measure things around the room.

We used cubes, paper clips, bears, and even our bodies.

We made a hypothesis on how many of the objects it would take to fill the mitten. Then recorded the actual number.


We had fun figuring out how many mittens tall we were