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Jefferson Preschoolers Explore Polar Bear Dens


Jefferson Preschoolers Explore Polar Bear Dens

JES PreK Explore Polar Bear Bens Slideshow  

ROXBURY, NJ (January 8, 2021) – Preschoolers at Jefferson Elementary School in Patti Klein’s class are always up for a challenge so when they were asked to make a polar bear den out of marshmallows and toothpicks, they went right to work! 

“The students found this challenge sticky, sweet, and fun too!” shared Klein. 

The object6ive of STEM science is to encourage problem-solving, discovery, and inquiry skills. 

“When you’re a preschooler building with marshmallows, it’s just a really enjoyable activity and you might now realize how very much you are learning!” 

PHOTO ATTACHED (courtesy of Jefferson School)


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