Five for Friday: Friday the 13th! - momgineer

Five for Friday: Friday the 13th!

Time for another Five for Friday post!

This week we had so much fun making our own scratch art paper and making valentines with the paper! It was so simple to do - just color with crayons on card stock, then paint on using a foam brush, with a 50/50 mixture of black tempera paint and dish detergent. Let it dry and scratch away!

Homemade scratch art paper

We are continuing to learn about important people during Black History Month, and have made great use of these amazing freebies I found on TpT:

It's not a good week if you don't get in some fun science experiments! My kids have been helping me work through all the experiments in my upcoming Chemistry/Matter unit. Today we blew up gloves with the good old baking soda and vinegar chemical reaction:

We have had a lot of snow in the past couple of weeks, and more is on the way. We have spent tons of time outside snowshoeing, sledding, and playing in the snow. The bitter cold has also allowed us lots of reading and snuggling time, and yummy baked goods:

I updated my Interactive Notebook Flip-Flap Foldable Templates this week! I was very excited to add over 20 new templates, so if you already own this resource, look for the update! I have lots of examples of use included in the file:

Interactive Notebook Templates

Thanks for hosting the link up, Doodle Bugs Teaching! Happy Valentine's Day, all!

momgineer Meredith Anderson

STEM education is my passion!


  1. How cool that you made scratch paper! Looks like it was a fun week! Hope you don't get too much more snow.

    1. Thanks, Carrie! We are due for 8-12 more inches today, then hopefully we'll get some respite from the snow!