Special Delivery!

And I thought Christmas was over!!  This afternoon while we were brainstorming ideas for how to improve Choice Time, a package arrived in the classroom. Students noticed that the package:

1.  was from Amazon

2. said “Add H2O” on the side.

I carefully opened the box and here is what was inside:

An egg!! What kind of egg is it? We started by describing what we saw….the egg is a light purple and speckled. I asked students what they thought might be inside. Their ideas ranged from an ostrich to a snake…maybe even a class pet!


Next I offered the students three clues about what is inside. With each clue, students had the chance to change their idea.

The clues for what is inside the egg include:

1. long tail

2. sharp teeth

3. sharp claws

Here is how students recorded the information:

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We are not exactly sure when the egg with hatch, but my hunch is that it will be sometime tomorrow. Stay tuned to see what it is!

(And not to worry, we continued the Choice Time discussion right after this activity!)