Week 1: Outdoor Shadows

This week, children will begin exploring their own shadows, along with shadows of other objects that they discover outside. They’ll explore how a shadow’s shape, size, position, and appearance can change.

Day 1

Day 1

Today children begin exploring shadows, starting with their own. 

Day 2

Day 2

Today children explore how shadows can change. 

Day 3

Day 3

Today, children will make interesting shapes out of their own shadows.

Day 4

Day 4

Today, children will observe that when the sun moves, their shadow changes.

Day 5

Day 5

Today, children try more experiments to observe how shadows change position, size, and shape and how they disappear.