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From An Apple for the Teacher - October 06, 2016
My favorite time of the month is here!  The time we get to spoil all of our favorite teachers with the opportunity to win a $75 Teachers pay Teacher...
From Carrberry Creations - October 04, 2016
Halloween Themed Book Reports Halloween is such a fun time of year for children: Planning out which costume to wear, preparing for receiving massive ...
From Art Projects for Kids - October 03, 2016
You just can?t beat the color and precision you get when you make fall leaf Sharpie art with the new brush tip variety. The markers actually work a l...
From Art Projects for Kids - September 30, 2016
Looking for inexpensive student portfolios? Tired of stuffing your student's art in floppy folders that don't stand up and are hard to work with? Try...
From Art Projects for Kids - September 27, 2016
Here is a very simple but very cute way to draw a polar bear. He is made of just a few simple, symmetrical shapes, but if you arrange them the way I ...
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From Third Grade Thinkers - September 26, 2016
Hello Friends, Boy, it has been awhile since my last post! I had every intention in the world of posting weekly...but then school started. Need I say ...
From Art Projects for Kids - September 24, 2016
Here is one way to make easy snowflake art with paint and paper. Try blending several shades of blue on good watercolor paper and sprinkle salt to ad...
From Art Projects for Kids - September 23, 2016
A friend has been saving these old saline bottles for quite awhile, and I finally had a chance to think up a Halloween recycle craft project for them...
From Art Projects for Kids - October 06, 2016
This batik pumpkin art is meant to imitate the real thing, a resist-dyeing process that originated in Indonesia. Children can simulate the look of cr...
From Art Projects for Kids - October 04, 2016
I?ve been inspired by scrapbook artists and the magazine collage art they often create. This project lets students get creative and colorful with the...
From Art Projects for Kids - October 01, 2016
A few key features will help you learn how to draw Frida Kahlo like a pro. She was a Mexican self-portrait artist and feminist icon who was married t...
From Stuff That's Spiffy - September 29, 2016
One of the things I seriously SUCK at is allowing my 2nd and 3rd graders (yes...I have a combo this year) time to reflect and think about their thinki...
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From First Grade Fanatics - September 27, 2016
Hope your fall is off to a great start!  I am on my fourth week with my first graders and FINALLY feel like we are in a routine!  YAY!!!!  Trainin...
From Art Projects for Kids - September 25, 2016
Cute animals are always fun to draw, but here's how to draw a gorilla with a little attitude. He is made up of just a few simple shapes and if you fo...
From Tried and True Teaching Tools - September 24, 2016
Although I've taught fourth grade for the last 20 years, either my grade level partner or a science teacher had taught science. My specialty was Socia...
From Inner Pieces Gallery - September 22, 2016
We call them by many names.† Learning differences.† Learning difficulties.† Learning disabilities. †Reading disabilities. Learning disorders.† Learnin...
From Art Projects for Kids - October 05, 2016
To draw a fall tree, try thinking of it as a series of branches, and not just a fluffy shape that sits on a stick. MATERIALS ? Multimedia paper ? Oil...
From Second Grade Nest - October 04, 2016
Fire Safety Week is near! I have gathered up several ideas for you to use in your kindergarten, first grade, or second grade classroom.  Start with ...
From Second Grade Nest - October 01, 2016
I'd love to show you guys what I think is perfect to use in the primary classroom during the month of October. Many of the resources are activities t...
From Art Projects for Kids - September 29, 2016
If you want to learn how to draw an apple, you don't have to settle for just a flat shape. Add a white highlight and shaded side and bam! Pretty real...
From Margo's Math and More - September 26, 2016
FREE video/tutorials that explicitly show how to use Microsoft PowerPoint to make backgrounds, borders, frames, and wallpapers for product covers and...
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From Sunny Days in Second Grade - September 25, 2016
I've made a really exciting change this year to my homework routine and I've been waiting to see how it played out in real life before sharing it wit...
From Art Projects for Kids - September 24, 2016
Turn a simple drawing into an Abstract Art Cat by just dividing the page into quarters, and changing colors accordingly. Neat coloring is called for,...
From Second Grade Nest - September 22, 2016
Now that we are back into the school year, I have decided to pick back up on my Exploring ELA blog series ! This week, I'm bringing you ideas on how ...
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From An Apple for the Teacher - October 03, 2016
The winds are howling outside as I type this post reminding me that fall is here!  Some of my blogging friends and I have gotten together to ring in...
From An Apple for the Teacher - September 30, 2016
This year is just flying by!  I am almost done with my first quarter already!  I can't believe it is almost time for Halloween and all of the holid...
From Art Projects for Kids - September 28, 2016
I tried this ceramic owl project out this week, and loved the simplicity of it. I have learned that children really enjoy working with clay, but clas...
From Second Grade Nest - September 26, 2016
  At the beginning of first grade, teachers are reviewing things learned from kindergarten and also introducing basic print concept ideas. In Common...
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From Carrberry Creations - September 25, 2016
I must admit that I have a love-hate relationship with Word Walls. What's not to love about†how students can use the word walls to assist in writing,...
From An Apple for the Teacher - September 23, 2016
We all know that teaching is not the highest paid profession in the world, and we often spend a lot of our hard earned money buying supplies for our ...
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