We did manage to get in a few spots of learning despite all the chaos.
We did an experiment using the scientific method. And best of all, it involved candy hearts and chocolate kisses!
I got this idea and all the sheets for the activity from Primary Paradise's Packet Valentine's Day Candy Science Experiment. It was well worth the purchase and I recommend you checking it out!
We started with this question -
Do valentine candies dissolve in hot or cold water?
Then the students made their hypothesis.
(They will melt in hot and freeze in cold.)
Here is a picture of the candy in cold water:
Here is a picture of the candy in hot water:
BrainpopJr. has a great video on the Scientific Method
If you are interested in making a poster for the steps of the scientific method, you can get that for free from an old post of mine. Just click on the picture below.
And y'all, I got the sweetest Valentine present -
You may not can tell from the picture, but the cellophane wrapper was missing.
and when I opened the lid, this is what I found: